[Haskell-cafe] Strange memory consumption problems in something that should be tail-recursive

Kirsten Chevalier catamorphism at gmail.com
Tue Feb 13 16:07:15 EST 2007

On 2/13/07, Jefferson Heard <jeff at renci.org> wrote:
> Argh, bitten by the scheme bug! Right -- NO tail recursion...  So that leaves
> me with some rather non-intuitive strategies for achieving execution time
> efficiency.  Anyone care to point me in the direction of a document on
> efficiency in Haskell?

There really should be one! (Although there may be something on the wiki
already.) Profiling can help, though.


Kirsten Chevalier* chevalier at alum.wellesley.edu *Often in error, never in doubt
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