GHC HEAD (built with itself) blows allocation stats :-(

Ben Gamari ben at
Mon May 30 13:56:36 UTC 2016

Gabor Greif <ggreif at> writes:

> Thanks for the tip, Ben! I have just tried with ./validate and those
> horrific stats are gone.
> `$(MAKE) test` now also works. Apparently the thorough cleaning was
> overdue. I'm fine with this.
> Cheers,
>     Gabor
> PS: Out of sheer curiosity, what could have caused the hiccups?
You may have been using a build with DEBUG enabled, which enables a
number of rather expensive assertions in the compiler.


- Ben

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