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in reply to Re: Rakudo Perl 6 and MoarVM Performance Advances
in thread Rakudo Perl 6 and MoarVM Performance Advances

FWIW, perl6 -ne 'say ~$0 if m/(<<\w**5>>)/' is much faster. Something likely needs to be optimized in Match.gist. It's still much slower than Perl 5