[Haskell-cafe] Re: Space usage problems
simonmar at microsoft.com
Wed Jan 11 10:00:45 EST 2006
Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 11, 2006 at 10:36:47AM +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
>>My suggestion: don't use the lazy state monad if you can help it.
> But a strict state monad would force everything to be loaded into memory
> at once, right?
> What would you suggest I use instead?
I'm not sure - can you describe exactly what you want to do from a
higher level? It might help to re-think the problem from the top down.
> Or do I just have to tread carefully to keep this optimisation happy
> until the GCer is improved?
I can't see us fixing this in the short term, I'm afraid.
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