[Mono-list] What about the new GC?

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Sat Dec 17 02:20:03 EST 2005


>     I know that mono uses today a "conservative" garbage collector (it
> means that, the GC doesn't really release the memory to the OS). I've
> read that a new Precise Garbage Collector (maybe the intel's one)
> would be used. 

   We are building a new GC, see:


> When do you plan do deploy this new GC? Because today, the same
> application ask more heap memory on mono that on MS.NET (which use a
> precise garbage collector)


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