[Haskell-cafe] how to run in bounded space?

Oliver Charles ollie at ocharles.org.uk
Tue Dec 12 13:58:57 UTC 2017

This can be done using RTS options I believe. Compile with -rtsopts and
then run your program with +RTS -help and look for the heap options.

If you want to scope it within your program, I'm not sure about that.


On 12 Dec 2017 1:24 pm, "Johannes Waldmann" <
johannes.waldmann at htwk-leipzig.de> wrote:

> Dear Cafe.
> is there an easy way (in GHC Haskell)
> to run a computation until it (times out or)
> requires more than X  MB of heap?
> (the main program  has a larger heap,
> but the computation should use some part of it only)
> This would be nice for automated tests
> with predictable resources (time and space).
> There is Control.Timeout.
> I guess I want Control.Spaceout.
> - J.
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