[Gc] Re[2]: [Fwd: [PATCH] Fix boehm-gc build on Cygwin]

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at mail.ru
Mon May 18 01:38:34 PDT 2009


Dave Korn <dave.korn.cygwin at googlemail.com> wrote:
> ...
>   Ivan, re: your query about syncing gcc and bdwgc a bit better, it's not
> something I can offer help with (I have a list as long as my arm of things
> that plain don't work to fix at the moment), but I noted that there's been
> some people looking into this in the fairly-recent past:
> https://gcc.gnu.org/wiki/GCTuningApplication

As I could quickly look thru, parallel marking is lacking here - multicore hosts may benefit of this techniques (even for a single-threaded app).

> ...
>   Laurynas Biveinis probably knows more about GC in GCC than anyone else,
> although I don't know how busy he might or might not be, but maybe you can get
> some co-ordination going between yourselves and the folks who've worked on
> those branches.

If so, he listens for this mailing list unless really busy...

Dave, thanks for this discussion (and references).

>     cheers,
>       DaveK


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