[Haskell-cafe] Data.Array.Storable vs GC

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 25 09:32:38 EST 2008

Hello David,

Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 5:27:51 PM, you wrote:

> When I was researching how to do this, I was really hoping for something
> like "static areas" from the Lisp Machine operating system.  You could
> allocate any normal object in an area of the heap where the GC would not
> bother with it.  I miss that.  I wonder why GHC doesn't have such a
> concept?

it has. bytestrings use this area, it's called "pinned arrays"

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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