[Mono-devel-list] GC/Memory allocation performance

Michal Moskal malekith at pld-linux.org
Sat May 31 16:23:17 EDT 2003

On Fri, May 30, 2003 at 03:08:12PM +0200, Varga Zoltan wrote:
>                                                 Hi,
>    The current allocation path is not very optimized under
> mono. It
> involves the following:
> - A call to the icall wrapper for mono_object_new_specific.
> - A call to mono_object_new_specific
> - A call to mono_object_new_alloc_specific
> - A call to GC_MALLOC

Last time I used libgc, calling gc_malloc_many() instead of GC_MALLOC()
several times for few commonly used object sizes gave considarable
speedup. This was for functional language allocating lots of small

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