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Date: 2010-11-27 (21:11)
From: Pierre Etchemaïté <petchema@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Is OCaml fast?
Le Mon, 22 Nov 2010 20:33:34 +0200, Török Edwin <> a écrit :

> Not sure what the max should be for the minor heap increase, but based
> on this benchmark increasing size of minor heap never slows down the
> program. Even when size of minor heap exceeds what fits in the cache.
> I guess there is another microbenchmark that can show the opposite
> though.

Another consequence of increasing minor heap size is the latency
introduced by minor heap collections. That said, when does it become
the worse garbage collector latency? (... when heap compaction is
And of course, for many programs such latency matters a lot less than