[Haskell-cafe] Re: Re: What is Haskell unsuitable for?

Maciej Piechotka uzytkownik2 at gmail.com
Sat Jun 19 11:06:27 EDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-06-19 at 03:12 +0200, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> Maciej Piechotka schrieb:
> > 1. Glueing a few highier level, object-oriented libraries if it is just
> > glueing.
> > 
> > 2. (Currently) AFAIK real-time applications although it is rather
> > property of GHC GC then the language itself
> In my experience the garbage collector was not the problem in real-time
> applications, but memory leaks that make the garbage collector slow.

The problem is that:
 - GHC GC can run at any moment
 - It is stop-the-world GC
 - There is no upper limit on how long GHC GC will run

I have no experience with real-time applications however.


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