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From "Rana Dasgupta" <rdasg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DRLVM] proposal to port MMTK to drlvm
Date Wed, 24 May 2006 16:02:27 GMT
Hi Weldon,
    Does your research show that MMTk has a functional dependency on Write
Barriers? My understanding of write barriers is as an optimization. Also,
the contribution GC is not generational. So..I am not sure how this would be
tested etc.


On 5/23/06, Weldon Washburn <weldonwjw@gmail.com> wrote:
> Folks,
> There were several interesting email chains about Harmony VM and MMTK
> last year.  This topic died in large part because there was no JVM.
> Since then, several JVMs have been donated.  I volunteer to do an
> initial investigation of porting MMTK to the recent DRLVM donation.
> From a quick grep of the code, it appears that write barriers are only
> partially implemented.  We will need to make write barriers functional
> before many of the features of MMTK can be used.   Thoughts?
>    Weldon
> --
> Weldon Washburn
> Intel Middleware Products Division
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