On Thu, Mar 18, 2010 at 7:16 AM, Yusuke Endoh <redmine / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> - The name `malloc_limit' is very arguable because it is too specific
> to implementation-detail of MRI.

I really hope we would not start to see a bunch of libraries or
frameworks setting things like "malloc_limit". You probably worry the
same thing.

> - HEAP_MIN_SLOTS is just referred when the interpreter is initialized.
> So I guess dynamic change of HEAP_MIN_SLOTS makes no sense.

FWIW, on the JVM, most of the GC tunable settings must be set on
startup as well.

- Charlie