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Re: Guile 2.2 speed improvements

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Guile 2.2 speed improvements
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2014 14:01:26 +0200
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Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> writes:

> David Kastrup writes:
>> GUILE2.2 from master takes eternities to compile, like more than half an
>> hour or so.  LilyPond does a lot of on-the-fly evaluation, and Guile2.0
>> is already a big step backwards in that department compared to Guile
>> 1.8.
>> If they don't get compilation and partly interpreter speed under control
>> again (and it does not look like a priority to them since they are more
>> interested in competing on the basis of compiled code speed), the main
>> usability focus will be _not_ as an extension language but rather as a
>> main programming language.
> Have you raised this concern on guile-devel?

I have been banned from posting there.

David Kastrup

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