[MLton] out of memory when compiling MLKit

Matthew Fluet fluet@cs.cornell.edu
Mon, 25 Apr 2005 14:22:16 -0400 (EDT)

> > Does anyone know of some options I can give to MLton to make it use
> > less memory?

Yet another option would be to compile with "@MLton hash-cons 0.5 --",
which will instruct the runtime to hash cons the heap every other GC.
That brought the maximum live data down by 20% in a self-compile of mlton 
when the experiment was run last October.