[Haskell-cafe] Estimating the time to garbage collect

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Mon May 4 10:26:41 EDT 2009

On Mon, 2009-05-04 at 15:05 +0100, Neil Davies wrote:
> Duncan
> That was my first thought - but what I'm looking for is some  
> confirmation from those who know better that treating the GC as  
> 'statistical source' is a valid hypothesis. If the thing is 'random'  
> that's fine - if its timing is non-deterministic, that's not fine.
> So GC experts are there any hints you can give me? - are there any  
> papers that cover this timing aspect? and are there any corner cases  
> that might make the statistical approach risky? (or at worse invalid).

I suggest you repost this question on the ghc users mailing list as
-cafe is a bit high volume sometimes for the ghc hackers to keep up


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