[Mono-dev] What would you like to see in Mono?
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Thu Mar 30 01:09:18 EST 2006
A generational and compacting GC has my vote as well.
On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 13:46 +0100, Alex Chudnovsky wrote:
> Jonathan Pryor wrote:
> >On Wed, 2006-03-29 at 11:33 +0100, Alex Chudnovsky wrote:
> >>Don't want to throw stones as its amazing what was achieved in Mono, but
> >>IMO, Microsoft's implementation of Garbage Collection is considerably
> >>better - not speed wise, but reclaiming memory that is no longer in use.
> >This is because Mono's current GC is the Boehm GC, which is a
> >conservative collector.
> >Paolo Molaro is working on a replacement GC, as mentioned here:
> I am looking forward to see new GC - I wish I had time to put into Mono,
> but sadly at the moment I am totally tied up :(
> What's the status on implementation of new GC - the link said it should
> be rolled out in Feb-Mar, which is pretty much now?
> The whole issue of memory is not that straightforward as I thought
> initially - particularly when it comes to fragmentation, I am currently
> battling with this issue in my main app in .NET - it takes far more time
> than its supposed to :(
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