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Measuring memory usage of Haskell values and patching GHC

Posted on August 4, 2020 by Michail Pardalos

As part of my Google Summer of Code project to add instrumentation to ghcide, I needed to measure the size of Haskell values in memory. After getting blocked by a bug in a GHC primop I fell down a rabbit hole of learning about GHC’s memory layout, C– and making my first contribution to GHC.

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