Resource limits for Haskell

Herbert Valerio Riedel hvr at
Fri Mar 8 10:14:43 CET 2013

"Edward Z. Yang" <ezyang-DPNOqEs/LNQ at> writes:

> Ever wanted to write this?
>     -- | Forks a thread, but kills it if it has more than 'limit'
>     -- bytes resident on the heap.
>     forkIOWithSpaceLimit :: IO () -> {- limit -} Int -> IO ThreadId
> I have a proposal (and some unpublished experimental patches) which do
> just that.  Check it out at:
> Comments, bikeshedding and critique appreciated.'s just a link to a previous related short discussion for completeness:


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