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Faking concurrency using Unix forks and pipes
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Date: 2007-05-30 (08:13)
From: Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+ocaml@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Faking concurrency using Unix forks and pipes
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?

Erik de Castro Lopo
"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably the
day they start making vacuum cleaners." -- Ernst Jan Plugge