[Haskell-cafe] what is a stack overflow?

Tomasz Zielonka tomasz.zielonka at gmail.com
Wed Jan 26 08:31:12 EST 2005

On Wed, Jan 26, 2005 at 01:04:29PM -0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> On 25 January 2005 16:04, S. Alexander Jacobson wrote:
> > Is there a way to profile stack usage using GHCi
> > (without compiling) to find the problem?
> +RTS -xt -RTS will include the stack in a heap profile.  See
>   http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/users_guide/prof-heap.html
> It will show you the size of the stack over time, but not the contents
> of the stack.

BTW, has anyone considered making a stackless Haskell implementation?
For example, SML compiler SML/NJ allocates "stack" frames on the heap.

Best regards,

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