The ghc-heap-view package

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This library provides functions to introspect the Haskell heap, for example to investigate sharing and lazy evaluation.

It has been inspired by (and taken code from) the vacuum package and the GHCi debugger, but also allows to investiage thunks and other closures.

The work on this package has been supported by the Deutsche Telekom Stiftung (


Versions 0.1, 0.2, 0.3,,,,,,,, 0.5,, 0.5.1, 0.5.2, 0.5.3, 0.5.4, 0.5.6, 0.5.7, 0.5.8, 0.5.9, 0.5.10
Dependencies base (==4.5.*), ghc [details]
License BSD3
Copyright 2012 Joachim Breitner
Author Joachim Breitner
Maintainer Joachim Breitner <>
Category Debug, GHC
Source repository head: darcs get
Uploaded Wed May 2 08:21:13 UTC 2012 by JoachimBreitner
Distributions LTSHaskell:0.5.10, NixOS:0.5.10, Tumbleweed:0.5.9
Downloads 5370 total (70 in the last 30 days)
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