Heap profiling in GHC broken?

David Roundy droundy at jdj5.mit.edu
Thu Oct 30 07:47:34 EST 2003

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 05:43:23PM +0100, Markus.Schnell at infineon.com wrote:
> When I tried to profile my program in search for space leaks,
> it core dumped on me (actually on Win2000/Cygwin). I'm using ghc 6.0.1. 
> Does anybody know what could be the problem?
> (To be more precise: any +RTS -h_ options make problems, +RTS -p works
> fine.  I get a message meaning the equivalent of "statement in
> '0x0058db43' points to memory in '0xfffffffc'. Could not read.")

I believe this bug is fixed in CVS, so you could get it there or wait for
6.2.  (I didn't fix it, I just reported it.)
David Roundy

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