[Haskell-cafe] Re: Space usage problems

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Jan 11 10:00:45 EST 2006

Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 10:36:47AM +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
>>My suggestion: don't use the lazy state monad if you can help it.
> But a strict state monad would force everything to be loaded into memory
> at once, right?
> What would you suggest I use instead?

I'm not sure - can you describe exactly what you want to do from a 
higher level?  It might help to re-think the problem from the top down.

> Or do I just have to tread carefully to keep this optimisation happy
> until the GCer is improved?

I can't see us fixing this in the short term, I'm afraid.


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