hackage-server memory requirements

Bas van Dijk v.dijk.bas at gmail.com
Wed Oct 26 21:02:03 CEST 2011

On 26 October 2011 19:36, Max Bolingbroke <batterseapower at hotmail.com> wrote:
> So this is almost pure speculation, but perhaps adding (BS.length
> pkgStr `seq`) just before the liftIO on Mirror.hs:122 would reduce the
> memory usage significantly. Worth a try?

I made the change but after syncing for while (I continued where I
left of earlier) the resident memory quickly reached 1GB again. I
killed it when it was uploading packages beginning with a 'c'. After
the server was restarted and initialized the memory was just 700MB.


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