Commit c798a8c6 authored by thoughtpolice's avatar thoughtpolice

Note infinite stack default in release notes.

Signed-off-by: thoughtpolice's avatarAustin Seipp <aseipp@pobox.com>
parent 41296315
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</para>
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<listitem>
<para>
By default, the maximum stack size in the runtime
system is now infinite. This is controlled by the
<literal>+RTS -K</literal> flag, which was
previously defaulted to 8MB. In general, this
will allow more programs to run as they will no
longer stack overflow as quickly, although they
may use much more memory.
</para>
<para>
Note that you will still eventually encounter a
stack overflow - when the heap is completely
exhausted, as stacks are serviced from the
storage manager. This will cause a runtime abort
after invoking
<literal>StackOverflowHook</literal>.
</para>
</listitem>
<listitem>
<para>
The performance of <literal>StablePtr</literal>s and
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