Tony Arcieri schrieb:
> On Jan 22, 2008 9:44 PM, NewtonApple <newtonapple / gmail.com> wrote:
> 
>> How does Revactor do in terms of memory?  I know for things like
>> Stackless Python and Erlang, they can spawn thousands of threads
>> without even blinking...  How does Revactor fare in this regard?
>>
> 
> As best as I can calculate, the baseline overhead for an individual Actor
> appears to be in the realm of 9.3kB.  Or at least, I noticed a ~93MB memory
> increase after spawning 10,000 Actors.
> 
> It certainly can't hold a candle to Erlang's ~300 bytes, but it's also
> nowhere close to the overhead of a thread, especially in Ruby 1.9.

If Actor would be(come) a first-class citizen of Ruby, what would you expect the footprint for each Actor to be?

- Mat