[Ecls-list] Slow bignums

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 29 08:57:47 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 9:47 AM, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll <
juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com> wrote:

> The results are _very_ much platform dependent. On a Linux x86_64 box I get
> the following:

Just a stupid remark that may not be obvious to everybody: a conservative
garbage collector such as the Boehm-Weiser will always work much better in a
64-bits architecture -- the enlarged address space makes it more difficult
to mis-identify integers as pointers.


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