[MLton] I/O still much slower than C

Henry Cejtin henry@sourcelight.com
Mon, 5 Jan 2004 17:01:34 -0600

New  MLton sped things up by 17%.  The C version (with the #define's to speed
up getc/putc) is 3.4 times faster than the new version  and  4  times  faster
than the old.  Sadly still a long way to go.  (Also the new compiled code has
120K of instructions while the old one has 78K.)