[Haskell-cafe] Number of outstanding messages in Chan or TChan

Joel Reymont joelr1 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 6 10:42:32 EST 2005

I must eat crow :-(. Moving the thread and logger mailboxes from  
TChan to TMVar reduced memory consumption by an order of magnitude. I  
found my space leak. Moving serialization from [Word8] to unboxed  
arrays did not hurt either.

On Dec 6, 2005, at 1:47 PM, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:

> either
> 1) use MVars/TMVars instead of Channels. in any case your logging
> thread must consume data not slower than other channels produce then.
> in fact, using Chan have meaning only to smooth temporary speed
> differences between different threads. are you really need this??


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