[Haskell-cafe] Re: GHCi Memory Leak in Windows Vista

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Jan 22 17:23:11 EST 2009

On Tue, 2009-01-20 at 10:22 +0000, Gracjan Polak wrote:
> Same here:
> Vista, GHC 6.8.3
> Tested a bit changed scenario: instead of 20 separate compilations it is
> worthwhile to run single, longer build, e.g. ghc --make of same package.
> Seems like GHCi does not run garbage collection when machine is busy. And then
> it accumulates memory. This renders Vista totally unresponsive and even can lead
> to automatic reboot (happened once to me).

Did either of you file a ghc ticket about this issue?

Does the same happen with 6.10 ?


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