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Faking concurrency using Unix forks and pipes
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Date: 2007-05-30 (08:32)
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). The
main reason is performance loss.

(Sorry for the double post)