[Haskell-cafe] hxt memory useage
Albert Y. C. Lai
trebla at vex.net
Thu Jan 24 13:04:43 EST 2008
Matthew Pocock wrote:
> I've been using hxt to process xml files. Now that my files are getting a bit
> bigger (30m) I'm finding that hxt uses inordinate amounts of memory. I have
> 8g on my box, and it's running out. As far as I can tell, this memory is
> getting used up while parsing the text, rather than in any down-stream
> processing by xpickle.
> Is this a known issue?
Yes, hxt calls parsec, which is not incremental.
haxml offers the choice of non-incremental parsers and incremental
parsers. The incremental parsers offer finer control (and therefore also
require finer control).
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