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From: Loup Vaillant <loup.vaillant@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Faking concurrency using Unix forks and pipes
2007/5/30, Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+ocaml@mega-nerd.com>:
> Jon Harrop wrote:
>
> > I'm having a look at it now. I had thought that it was an experimental version
> > of OCaml that with a concurrent GC but that seems to be completely wrong.
> >
> > Will OCaml have a concurrent GC in the future?
>
> How much does a concurrent GC actually buy in comparison to
> multiple processes each with their own GC and a robust way
> of passing data between processes?
>

As far as I know, the developement team had made it quite clear that
there will be no concurent GC (not in the near future, at least).


> Erik
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