[Vm-dev] Re: [Pharo-dev] Can we make this fast ?

Eliot Miranda eliot.miranda at gmail.com
Tue Nov 18 21:30:55 UTC 2014

On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 1:12 PM, phil at highoctane.be <phil at highoctane.be>

> See
> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8625280
> [ (1 to: 100000000) sum ] timeToRun

> Here we get out of the SmallInteger range...
> Apart FFI'ing the thing, do we have other options?

We're planning to have a Spur 64-bit system next year.  Sista will inline
the block in sum.  But it's hardly representative.  It's a constant.  If
performance is important, put it in a class variable.  What do you really
want to go fast?
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