[Haskell-cafe] Re: Mining Twitter data in Haskell and Clojure

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Fri Jun 25 04:17:44 EDT 2010

On 24/06/2010 21:40, Claus Reinke wrote:
>>> I'll work with Simon to investigate the runtime, but would welcome any
>>> ideas on further speeding up cafe4.
>> An update on this: with the help of Alex I tracked down the problem
>> (an integer overflow bug in GHC's memory allocator), and his program
>> now runs to completion.
> So this was about keeping the program largely unchanged in order to keep
> the GHC issue repeatable for tracking? Or have you also looked into
> removing space leaks in the code (there still seemed to be some left in
> the intern/cafe5 version, iirc)?

I haven't touched the code - I'll leave that to the expertise of 
haskell-cafe! :)

It would be nice to have a boiled-down version of this for a benchmark 


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