[Haskell-cafe] is 256M RAM insufficient for a 20 million element Int/Int map?

Philippa Cowderoy flippa at flippac.org
Sun Oct 19 07:25:26 EDT 2008

On Sun, 19 Oct 2008, Bulat Ziganshin wrote:

> Hello Bertram,
> Sunday, October 19, 2008, 6:19:31 AM, you wrote:
> > That's 5 words per elements
> ... that, like everything else, should be multiplied by 2-3 to
> account GC effect

Unless I'm much mistaken, that isn't the case when you're looking at the 
minimum heap size because the GC'll run more frequently when you hit the 
max heap size supported anyway, no? The 2-3 is relevant when asking if 
it'll go at all fast, or how much memory'll get eaten if it's there, sure.

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