[Haskell-cafe] Interpreting profiling results

Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Tue Feb 16 11:42:43 EST 2010

> So for me the question remains open, is "entries" a precisely  
> counted value or a statistically determined one?

The entry count is precise.  It is only the time (and allocation)  
counts that are determined statistically.

(If the entry count _were_ statistically sampled, it would give  
exactly the same information as the time counts, no more and no less.)


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