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From: Dr. Thomas Fischbacher <t.fischbacher@s...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Memory statistics tool

dmitry grebeniuk wrote:

> DTF> memory_footprint: 'a -> int64 (or maybe float),
> 
>   objsize, now hosted on OCaml forge:
> http://forge.ocamlcore.org/projects/objsize/

Many thanks! I just had a glance at it, but it seems to be just how one
would have to approach such a problem. (The issue with hash-based
approaches to find previously visited substructures is that during
traversal, a GC may occur. Now I just assume that this may involve
relocation and heap compaction in OCaml. The problem then is that
OCaml does not properly support what would be known as eq hash tables
in Lisp.)

-- 
best regards,
Thomas Fischbacher
t.fischbacher@soton.ac.uk