[Haskell-cafe] ghci session slows down over time.

Jonathan Geddes geddes.jonathan at gmail.com
Mon Jun 25 19:13:23 CEST 2012

Thanks for the responses.

I am using GHC 7.4.1 an Ubuntu.

Shutting down and restarting ghci is my current workaround. I was hoping
for something a bit less disruptive. :kickoffGC or something like that.

--J Arthur

On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 6:54 AM, Ketil Malde <ketil at malde.org> wrote:

> Jonathan Geddes <geddes.jonathan at gmail.com> writes:
> > Is this a known issue? More importantly, is there a known workaround?
> My experience is that ghci (typically run as an inferior Emacs process)
> often retains a lot of memory.  Thus, I occasionally kill and
> restart it. (Not sure if that counts as a workaround :-)
> -k
> --
> If I haven't seen further, it is by standing in the footprints of giants
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