[Haskell-cafe] heap lifetime question
vigalchin at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 01:30:32 EDT 2008
so Bulat ..
You seem to be saying what I suspect ... i.e. if an allocaBytes call is
inside a function, when the function is exited then the said heap object is
On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 12:25 AM, Bulat Ziganshin
<bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com>wrote:
> Hello Vasili,
> Thursday, August 7, 2008, 9:13:43 AM, you wrote:
> > What is the lifetime of various heap objects ... e.g. created by
> allocaBytes, alloca, etc?
> alloca/allocaBytes just mimicks stack allocation but actually allocates
> buffer in usual heap. this buffer lives while references to it exists
> on practice, it's usually gc'ed by next minor GC
> Best regards,
> Bulat mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com
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