hackage-server memory requirements
Bas van Dijk
v.dijk.bas at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 14:46:09 CEST 2011
On 26 October 2011 00:18, Bas van Dijk <v.dijk.bas at gmail.com> wrote:
> I could run a sync on my 4GB laptop in the background tomorrow and do
> a heap profile. I do expect to kill it half way since I also have to
> get other stuff done.
I did a quick heap profile using -hy:
View it using hp2any-manager (it seems hp2ps only shows one part of
I killed hackage-mirror and hackage-server when the resident memory of
hackage-server was over 1GB. At that time it was uploading packages
beginning with 'b' (so there were still a lot to come).
According to the profile most space is used by ARR_WORDS (which is the
internal name for a ByteArray# if I remember correctly).
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