[Haskell] Realistic max size of GHC heap

Bulat Ziganshin bulatz at HotPOP.com
Thu Sep 15 13:25:53 EDT 2005

Hello Simon,

Thursday, September 15, 2005, 2:42:44 PM, you wrote:

>> of 16GB-32GB of real ram.  I gather that GHC is close to being ported

SM> It'll be a good stress test for the GC, at least.  There are no reasons
SM> in principle why you can't have a heap this big, but major collections
SM> are going to take a long time.  It sounds like in your case most of this
SM> data is effectively static, so in fact a major collection will be of
SM> little use.  

may be he must use more than 2 generations?

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:bulatz at HotPOP.com

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