size of interpreted code

Simon Marlow
Wed, 6 Jun 2001 13:03:46 +0100

> With  ghc-5.00.1,=20
>   the compiled   Foo.a, Foo.o  are each of  7Mb,
>   ghci -package foo ...
>   Prelude> :l T_
>   loads the interpreted demo examples (importing Foo.o),
>   and this needs more than 45Mb heap.

As we've mentioned before, GHCi has some memory leaks.  This is on the
list of things to investigate, but we haven't got around to it yet.