[darcs-users] darcs patch: switch Darcs.Patch.FileName to be ByteString.Char8 int...
Trent W. Buck
trentbuck at gmail.com
Sat Oct 3 05:38:16 UTC 2009
Jason Dagit <dagit at codersbase.com> writes:
> I downloaded [darcs 1.0.9], built it with ghc-6.6.1, and confirmed
> this. For me it only took 11 Mb of total memory, but really it's the
> same overall. Darcs 2.3.0 is taking over two orders of magnitude more
> memory. It took, 1903 MB on my machine.
> So, this regression is much worse than I had initially realized. I guess
> I'll make a new bug ticket for this regression and cite some of this.
I heard a rumour that this was to prevent you recording a patch that you
then couldn't work with, i.e. by making the record operation as bloatful
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