highWaterMark: Memory usage statistics

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A library for determining the amount of memory allocated a t any point by a GHC program. Note - it only counts memory under the GHC storage manager, it does not count malloc, mmap'd stuff etc.


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Versions [faq] 0.1, 0.1.1
Dependencies base, ghc [details]
License LicenseRef-GPL
Author Bernie Pope <bjpop@csse.unimelb.edu.au>
Maintainer none
Category Development
Home page http://www.cs.mu.oz.au/~bjpop/code.html
Uploaded by GwernBranwen at Mon Mar 17 04:59:43 UTC 2008
Distributions NixOS:0.1.1
Executables highWaterMark
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Readme for highWaterMark-0.1.1

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These files implement a very simple facility for finding out
a "high-water mark" in the amount of memory your GHC-Haskell
program is using. It only counts memory managed by GHC's storage
manager, so, as Simon Marlow says:

   Note that this only counts memory allocated by the GHC storage manager;
   it doesn't include the data segments, malloc(), the C stack, or other
   mmap()'d stuff.  Be careful if your program is using any of these other
   allocation methods (perhaps via an external library through the FFI).

The file Main.hs is provided here as an example, to compile it, use:

   ghc HighWaterMark.hs mblocks.c Main.hs 

Bernie Pope.