Some issues with nofib
marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 10:27:04 EDT 2010
On 01/08/2010 22:18, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 10, 2010 at 10:37:10AM -0300, Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva wrote:
>> I tried to run nofib/gc and went into some problems. The first was with
>> fibheaps, which was getting out of stack size. I tried increasing the from 16m
>> to 32m, and it kept getting out of stack size. So I increased to 64m and it
> I couldn't reproduce this with a default nofib run, and mode=slow seems
> to be broken for fibheaps, but I've pushed the patch anyway.
>> Another problem with nofib/gc was
>> the nofib/gc/ghc. I was getting "command not found" errors, so I just removed
>> it from the list in nofib/gc/Makefile and it worked.
> Looks like it's bitrotted following the GHC build system changes. I've
> pushed a patch to remove it from the list.
It never actually worked, in fact - when I used it I put the GHC binary
in the directory manually. Ok to remove it, I shouldn't have pushed it
> nofib could really benefit from a bit of TLC.
Alternatively, euthanasia might be a better option :)
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