[Haskell-cafe] Comments and suggestions on code

Andre Nathan andre at digirati.com.br
Sat Jan 12 13:26:13 EST 2008

On Sat, 2008-01-12 at 10:11 -0800, Jonathan Cast wrote:
> A nit: the list is almost certainly getting created lazily, or you'd  
> get more than 300% more memory usage.  But you still get the list's  
> cons cells as your bookkeeping baggage, and they take up space in  
> exchange for greater flexibility.

But when I'm processing, say, the last directory entry, I have memory
allocated for the other 9999 entries that have already been processed,
right? I think that's where the 8M vs 2M difference comes from.


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