[Haskell-cafe] Re: Laziness leaks
paul at cogito.org.uk
Thu Jun 5 13:06:20 EDT 2008
Achim Schneider wrote:
> There won't ever be a space leak without a time leak nor a time leak
> without a space leak. I'd just call it a leak.
Actually I think you can have a space leak without a time leak. For
instance if every time around the main loop I cons data onto a linked
list that never gets freed then I have a space leak. If the list never
gets used (or more realistically, if the program only ever uses the
first N entries) then there is no time leak.
I agree that a time leak implies a space leak though.
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