[Haskell-cafe] Is Haskell a Good Choice for Web Applications? (ANN: Vocabulink)

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Wed May 6 16:18:13 EDT 2009

Hello FFT,

Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 11:59:53 PM, you wrote:

> I've heard it's hard to contain a long-running Haskell application in
> a finite amount of memory

not exactly. you may alloc fixed pool of memory to application (say, 1gb)
if you know that it never need more memory. but as far as you don't do
it, memory usage grows with each major GC. ghc just don't provide
any way to return memory to OS (there is a ticket on it, you can add
yourself to CC list to vote for its resolution)

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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