[racket] translate from Racket to Common Lisp

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Sun Nov 4 20:35:30 EST 2012

On Sun, Nov 4, 2012 at 8:00 PM, Matthew Flatt <mflatt at cs.utah.edu> wrote:
> At Sun, 4 Nov 2012 16:38:25 -0800 (PST), Hugh Aguilar wrote:
>> Has anybody done any benchmarks comparing Racket, Gambit, Chicken, or
>> any other Scheme, for speed?
> As it happens, as a sanity check on various changes that I've made
> recently, I've recently re-run a bunch of conventional Scheme
> benchmarks on Racket v5.3.1.4, Gambit v4.6.6, and Chicken v4.8.0 in
> 64-bit mode on Mac OS X using a 1.8GHz MacBook Air. A table of results
> is enclosed.

Do you have a sense of why Racket performs poorly on the `paraffins`
benchmark?  The code all looks quite equally optimizable for any Lisp
system. (takr2 is also an outlier for Racket, but that benchmark is
frightfully contrived.)
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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