ANNOUNCE: GHC 6.10.1 RC 1
kolmodin at dtek.chalmers.se
Wed Oct 29 16:49:18 EDT 2008
Anatoly Yakovenko wrote:
> I am using the gentoo package for 6.10.1 and when i start ghci it
> tries to allocate over 1gb of memory, which hits my ulimit.
> Is anyone else getting absurd memory usage when trying to start ghci?
> $ ghci
> GHCi, version 126.96.36.19981007: http://www.haskell.org/ghc/ :? for help
> Loading package ghc-prim ... linking ... done.
> Loading package integer ... linking ... done.
> Loading package base ... linking ... done.
> ghc: out of memory (requested 1048576 bytes
Likely the same bug we've seen before with libedit, or related;
GHC bug reported at http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/2716
(closed as invalid as the problem isn't with GHC)
Gentoo bug report at http://bugs.gentoo.org/237882 to fix gentoo's libedit.
You can try to apply the patch in the gentoo bug locally and see if that
resolves the issue.
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