Building Perl 6
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Thu Sep 11 11:25:22 BST 2014
>> (Are there any 8 core phones yet?)
Yep, for instance Samsung Galaxy Note 4 :) though it uses 4 at a time, like
On Thu, Sep 11, 2014 at 8:20 AM, Nicholas Clark <nick at ccl4.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 06:40:11PM +0100, Steve Mynott wrote:
> > https://github.com/tadzik/rakudobrew
> > I'd recommend
> > $ rakudobrew build moar_jit # just in time MoarVM
> > $ rakudobrew build-panda # like cpanm
> > $ panda install Task::Star # some useful modules
> > It's a lot faster to build than even a few months back and (for a tiny
> > number of restricted and probably misleading benchmarks) faster than
> eg its startup is faster than perl -MMoose
> (so it can run "Hello World\n" in less time than Moose), but for runtime
> benchmarks "your mileage may vary".
> It does create threads faster than ithreads.
> But no-one sane would be using threads even on Rakudo, because it has much
> nicer concurrency abstractions.
> Which makes it easy to write code that uses more than one CPU core,
> fanning computation out to multiple cores. Which starts to matter now that
> even phones are quad-core.
> (Are there any 8 core phones yet?)
> Nicholas Clark
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