Hi,

Narihiro, one of the core committers in charge of GC, is now working
on parallel GC.  He would show some progress report in the (hopefully
near) future.

							matz.

In message "Re: [ruby-core:36435] Re: GC thought"
    on Wed, 25 May 2011 02:51:48 +0900, Asher <asher / ridiculouspower.com> writes:

|My understanding was that there are relatively major thread-safe issues all around?
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|I believe that doing this would require locking/unlocking every heap slot every time it's accessed¡½ at that point, why stop the first thread at all?
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|From what little I know from having looked into the GC before, I thought that multi-threaded GC is a fairly standard option but not feasible here.
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|But I'm also interested to hear more from those in the know.
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|Asher