[Haskell-cafe] GDB and ticks

Sylvain Henry sylvain at haskus.fr
Mon Oct 18 12:13:24 UTC 2021

The timer isn't only used for profiling, it is used for scheduling too. 
You can disable it with `+RTS -V0` (cf 

On 18/10/2021 12:47, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> I am stepping through a Haskell program using the GNU debugger GDB and 
> see function calls to handle_tick, handleProfTick, stopTicker all over 
> the place. It sounds like they would manage profiling, but I compiled 
> the executable without profiling.
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