[Haskell] why I need so much memory????

Tomasz Zielonka tomasz.zielonka at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 07:11:54 EST 2005

On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 06:40:36PM +0100, Alberto Fuentes Rodriguez wrote:
> Each card is represented with a Char (to make the structure smaller) and 
> then all the hands are a [[Char]]
> in total the structure has a size of arround 20Mb.
> Ok the complexity is high but.... why this program needs 1GB (the structure 
> only has 20MB) of memory??

Perhaps the structers *does* take 1GB, but till now the program didn't
require it all in memory at once because of lazy evaluation and GC.

Best regards

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