Hi,

In message "Alternate GC ?"
    on 03/02/12, Mathieu Bouchard <matju / sympatico.ca> writes:

|I think I recall that Ruby 1.8 was supposed to get a new garbage
|collector. It appears not to be the case. However, I wonder whether
|there's a patch that I could apply to Ruby (1.6.8 or 1.8.0) that would
|improve the "realtimeness" of Ruby in any way. Specifically, I mean
|anything that would make the worst-case duration of a GC interruption
|smaller.

I have a generational GC patched Ruby 1.7.0 dated 2000-12-29.  I think
it is relatively easy to upgrade it to 1.8.0, if I can have spare
time.  Time, it's the most important factor.

							matz.