[Haskell-cafe] exceeding resources with GHC compiling

Henning Thielemann lemming at henning-thielemann.de
Tue Apr 28 12:31:03 UTC 2020

On Tue, 28 Apr 2020, Ben Franksen wrote:

> Am 28.04.20 um 14:12 schrieb Henning Thielemann:
>> [1] There are some modules in packages that frequently
>> eat up all my resources, e.g. I know that building "Cabal the library"
>> is such a package. I remember that I can save memory by aborting
>> compilation and restart it. It seems that GHC may cache too much. But
>> continuing an aborted compilation is not possible for imported packages
>> when using 'cabal install'. Other packages contain big modules
>> automatically created by Template Haskell.
> Yes. In the past I also had difficulty with vector and with aeson.

I remember those, too.

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