[Haskell-cafe] Re: Real-time garbage collection for Haskell

Curt Sampson cjs at starling-software.com
Thu Mar 4 03:24:35 EST 2010

On 2010-03-02 14:17 +0000 (Tue), Simon Marlow wrote:

> System.Mem.performGC is your friend, but if you're unlucky it might do a  
> major GC and then you'll get more pause than you bargained for.

Anybody calling that is a really poor unlucky sod, because, as far as I
can tell from reading the sources, System.Mem.performGC always does a
major GC.

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