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From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] compiling large file hogs RAM and takes a long time.
On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 12:30 -0400, Sam Steingold wrote:
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> I wrote a parser generator for a tick data file.
> The generated OCaml file is ~1Mb and contains ~120 variant type
> definitions (each with 2 to ~100 variants) plus one polymorphic variant
> type.
> When I compiled it with ocamlopt (3.09.3), it took almost 10 minutes and
> consumed ~500MB RAM (Firefox and Thunderbird were killed by the kernel
> to make space for ocamlopt).

Use ocamlopt.opt .. ocamlopt is actually a bytecode program ..

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John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
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