[Haskell-cafe] Boxed Mutable Arrays

Brad Larsen brad.larsen at gmail.com
Wed Dec 16 12:11:39 EST 2009

On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 11:27 AM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
>> The bug described in Ticket #650, AFAICS, prevents implementation of a
>> reasonable, generic hash table in Haskell.  :-(
> You can certainly implement it, it just requires that you increase the
> heap size to a bit bigger than your hash to reduce the pressure on the
> GC.
> But note, Simon's making progress,
>    http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/650#comment:17
> -- Don

Nice!  Even if it is only an improvement in the constant factor, and
not a genuine fix for the problem, it sounds like a big improvement.


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