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Re: inline array refs?

In article <poeck-130594113955@wi6a65.informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de>,
Karsten Poeck <poeck@informatik.uni-wuerzburg.de> wrote:


>Anyhow I tried to run the same program under LIspWorks 3.2 on a Dec-Alpha
>and to my surprise a quadra 650 was more than two times faster than the
>alpha, even after declaring fixnum-safety = 0...

This is why it is such a shame that PPC support for MCL is uncertain.
The same code runs about as fast on my PowerBook 170 with MCL as it does
on a DECstation 5000 series with Allegro CL.  (I know, maybe if I
twiddled with the declarations the DECstation would be faster, but
the beauty of it is that I don't have to twiddle anything on my Mac to
get great performance.)

Thump, thump, thump (sound of me banging my head on the table).  Why
risk letting such a nifty program die of neglect?

Apologies for wasting bandwidth beating dead horses.  I just felt it
needed to be said.

Ron Parr