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Re: Allocate Class instancs on heap; not conservatively scan DSOs


On Wed, Apr 26, 2006 at 09:43:08AM +0100, Andrew Haley wrote:
> This is a small (!) part of a more ambitious set of changes I've been
> developing on a branch.  It moves all static data out of BC-compiled
> DSOs onto the heap, so we no longer need to scan static data
> conservatively.  It's been tested extensively with JOnAS and Eclipse;
> with Eclipse, the time spent garbage collecting is halved.

Nice!

> It's still not completely done & dusted, but it's good enough to be
> merged onto trunk, to be improved there.

You've got discretion on this as a front end maintainer; but we are in
Stage 3... is there enough time to get this done & dusted before we
branch for 4.2.0?

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery


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