[Mono-dev] SGen ready for early testing

Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui safknw at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 08:18:06 EST 2009

Is this going to be included in 2.6 (as option along with Boehm) or it
will be in next release?
Sharique uddin Ahmed Farooqui
(C++/C# Developer, IT Consultant)
"Peace" is the Ultimate thing we want.

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 5:12 PM, Mark Probst <mark.probst at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> Our new garbage collector, SGen, is now at the point where it's ready
> for early testing.  It's still a long way from being ready for
> production use - it's still slow and consumes too much memory,
> especially for long-running processes - but if you'd like to help us
> find bugs, please consider giving it a try.  I'm especially interested
> in cases where Mono crashes or hangs with SGen (other than for memory
> exhaustion).  The simpler the test cases the better.
> To use SGen instead of Boehm, configure mono with the switch
> "--with-gc=sgen".  At this point it's only known to run on x86 and
> AMD64 Linux.
> Thanks!
> Mark
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