[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell and scripting

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Fri May 7 19:22:56 EDT 2010

On May 4, 2010, at 01:52 , Maciej Piechotka wrote:
> After change of file you have to wait a long time as it compiles and
> links with yi. On my system (1 GB of RAM taken by system + 1 GB  
> 'free' +
> 2 GB swaps, x86-64) it could in some situations it caused OOM. I'd
> prefer if the code was interpreted by ghci instead of compiled by  
> GHC in
> this case (it should be as fast as most of the code was compiled
> anyway).

On the one hand, this is doable with the GHC API.  On the other, that  
more or less means your program contains what amounts to a full copy  
of GHC.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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