Yet another weakly defined bug report

Malcolm Wallace
Mon, 17 Feb 2003 11:39:30 +0000

"Simon Marlow" <> writes:
>                                                       To fix these
> problems you have to think carefully about strictness and demand in your
> program.  For memory we have heap profilers to help out, but we don't
> have I/O descriptor profilers for lazy I/O!

Surely I/O descriptors are just a type of heap-value, and as such
can be profiled in the normal way (producer, retainer, etc), just
like any other heap construction?