[Haskell-cafe] Haskell maximum stack depth
bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 03:22:36 EST 2008
Monday, February 4, 2008, 11:45:51 PM, you wrote:
>> That would be nice. But its only beneficial if there are programs
>> which takes large amounts of stack at some point, but then shrink down
>> to very little stack and continue for a reasonable amount of time.
> From the 'when I was a lad' department...
> Thinking back to when Java transitioned to a garbage collector that could give
> memory back to the OS, we got some unexpected benefits. Consider a machine
i would be also happy if ghc will return unused *heap* memory back to
OS - it's immediately required for my GUI program where users may open
huge files and then close them. but i personally don't have the same
need for *stack*
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