Re[4]: [Gc] Minor autoconf problem (FYI)

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Thu Apr 4 11:53:55 PST 2013

 Hi Manuel,

Wed,  3 Apr 2013, 12:06 +02:00 from Manuel.Serrano at
>> Pushed to master (both bdwgc and libatomic_ops). 
>> Note that you could fork the branch and push the commits to your copy
>> of the repository informing me about the commit, then I could merge
>> your branch.
>Okay. I will try that in the future.
>BTW, I have noticed in your last mail that you use -DPARALLEL_MARK. Is this
>option expected to improve the overall performances?
Yes, e.g. Nexus 7 has 4 cores, so 3 additional threads are started for garbage collection. You could compile with -DGC_ANDROID_LOG to instruct GC to redirect output to Android log and compare figures reported in "World-stopped marking took..." with and without -DPARALLEL_MARK.


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