[MLton] I/O still much slower than C

Stephen Weeks MLton@mlton.org
Wed, 7 Jan 2004 10:58:44 -0800

> 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. 

Indeed.  The best thing I can suggest is for you to play around with
-profile (both alloc and time), -profile-il, and -profile-basis to see
if you can figure out why things are so slow.