[Gc] Re: SMALL_CONFIG a bad idea? (Was: Understanding why GC'ing increases to the double in time?)

Martin Egholm Nielsen martin at egholm-nielsen.dk
Wed Apr 12 01:48:10 PDT 2006


Boehm, Hans wrote:
> SMALL_CONFIG was really designed for very small configurations, e.g. 1
> or 2 MB heaps.  And it tries to save space at the expense of speed.  It
> looks like it's clearly suboptimal in your configuration, and probably
> for any use with gcj.
That sounds right! Thanks for clarifying - now this information is 
persisted for other curious soles...

// Martin

>>-----Original Message-----
>>Well, I see there is a noticable speed difference running 
>>with SMALL_CONFIG - it's about 20% slower configured this way.



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