[Gc] Difference between version 6.3 and latest which is 6.4

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Wed Jun 22 12:18:00 PDT 2005


The penalty isn't very significant.  I think it's a small amount
of extra code in the dynamic library, and the static data associated
with one more object "kind".

I can't see a good reason to configure it out unless you are dealing
with a very memory-constrained system.

Hans

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mental at rydia.net [mailto:mental at rydia.net] 
> Sent: Wednesday, June 22, 2005 12:06 PM
> To: Boehm, Hans
> Cc: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: RE: [Gc] Difference between version 6.3 and latest 
> which is 6.4
> 
> 
> Quoting Hans Boehm <Hans.Boehm at hp.com>:
> 
> > It's a configurable option.  But I think it's on by default in my 
> > source distributions.  I didn't check other distributions.
> 
> Is there a penalty for having it enabled?
> 
> -mental
> 



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