[Mono-dev] Sgen GC for ARM

Mark Probst mark.probst at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 09:06:25 EDT 2010

On Fri, Jun 11, 2010 at 2:57 PM, cs_eps <christian.schmid at eps.ch> wrote:
> We are developing an Application that we want to run on an embedded linux
> with mono.
> We have limited RAM and some longtime memory problem, which possibly can be
> avoideded with a compacting GC.

SGen is not a compacting GC :-).  It's a generational GC with a
copying minor collector and copying and mark&sweep major collectors.

> Is the Sgen GC ARM ready?

I don't think anybody has tested SGen on ARM yet, but it shouldn't be
a big deal to get it up and running - it might even work out of the
box.  In any case, I'd be happy to assist.


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