Is the C code compiled to vectorised assembler? That could account for a factor of about 4-16 depending.
N. On Sat, Jul 23, 2011 at 7:42 PM, John Clements <cleme...@brinckerhoff.org> wrote: > This C code adds the content of one buffer to another one, with no checking. > The corresponding racket code runs about 10x slower. Do you folks think that > it should be possible to do better? (One salient fact: these are > shorts--16-bit-ints--not 32-bit ints.) > > John _________________________________________________ For list-related administrative tasks: http://lists.racket-lang.org/listinfo/dev