[Haskell-cafe] Laziness leaks
derek.a.elkins at gmail.com
Tue Jun 3 21:08:26 EDT 2008
On Tue, 2008-06-03 at 20:12 -0400, Ronald Guida wrote:
> Don Stewart wrote:
> >> 2. Is there any way to systematically search for or detect laziness
> >> leaks?
> > Profiling, and looking at the Core. Being explicit about the
> > evaluation strategy you want is a fine idea though.
> Albert Y. C. Lai wrote
> > A true cause of laziness is in accumulating a chain of tail's and
> > snocs without intermediate forcing, as observed.
> So I just thought of something. If laziness leads to laziness leaks,
> then is there such a thing as a strictness leak? I realized that the
> answer is yes.
I ask a similar question here albeit for a much narrower and more
and come to the same conclusion (at least for an even more narrow
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