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Date: 2008-07-11 (17:29)
From: Jon Harrop <jon@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] thousands of CPU cores
On Friday 11 July 2008 15:03:48 Basile STARYNKEVITCH wrote:
> As a case in point, I suggest an experiment (which unfortunately I don't
> have the time or motivation to realize). Replace the current Ocaml GC
> either in bytecode or in nativecode ocaml by Boehm's collector (which is
> multithread compatible).

Now that I come to think of it, doesn't OCaml extensively break Boehm's 
assumptions, e.g. that pointer-like values refer to the start of an allocated 
block? So Boehm is likely to not collect anything.

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd.