Re: [Gc] Re: My old suggested minor changes

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Sun Nov 9 14:05:17 PST 2008


ludo at (Ludovic CourtХs) wrote:
> Hello,
> Ivan Maidanski <ivmai at> writes:
> > The second thing is a suggestion of two env vas. To my opinion, the GC lacks two environment variables for better self tuning at run-time:
> > - GC_FREE_SPACE_DIVISOR=<n>, where <n> is a positive value for GC_free_space_divisor to set at start-up;
> > - GC_DISABLE_INCREMENTAL - to ignore explicit GC_enable_incremental() calls (useful when an application calls GC_enable_incremental() unconditionally (like test.c)).
> While we're at it, `GC_TIME_LIMIT' could be useful, too.

It's already present (named as "GC_PAUSE_TIME_TARGET").

> Thanks,
> Ludo'.


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