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From: Norman Ramsey <nr@e...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] heap profiling
 >   I would like to know if anybody has implemented some kind of
 > memory/heap usage profiling for the current version (3.06) of Ocaml,
 > giving for example the amount of live data in the heap allocated by
 > each function or module ? or the amount of data retained by some root ?

We would be thrilled to have such a tool, but we don't have the
resources to build one.  (I had a student try last summer, but the
project never really got anywhere.)

Our inability to understand the memory usage of our code is the single
greatest barrier to improving the performance of our Caml programs.


Norman

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