[Mono-dev] How To Convince Mono To Allocate Big Arrays

Jonathan Pryor jonpryor at vt.edu
Thu May 8 09:50:57 EDT 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-08 at 10:39 -0300, Rodrigo Kumpera wrote:
> Why impose such a burden on mono embedders for such a specific case?
> There aren't many users that need to allocate
> an 8 Gb array.

This year, yes.  But 2-5 years from now when servers with > 50GB of RAM
are commonplace (and the Mono 2.x series will still be under

It's less likely that client-side code will need 8GB arrays in that time
frame, but I'm suspect some servers are already close to the limits now.

 - Jon

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