[Haskell-cafe] why does the binary library require so much memory?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Jul 31 18:14:23 EDT 2009

> 2009/07/31 Jeremy Shaw <jeremy at n-heptane.com>:
> > ...why doesn't the stuff get freed eventually?
>   It is my understanding that the GHC runtime never lets go of
>   memory once it has requested it. (Confirmation either way
>   would be informative.)

It doesn't return memory to the OS.

-- Don

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