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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [DRLVM][MMTk GC] marksweep configuration works in "user mode"
Date Wed, 30 Aug 2006 05:09:20 GMT


Weldon Washburn wrote:
> On 8/29/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> Weldon Washburn wrote:
>> > All,
>> >
>> > I just committed mods that allow MMTk marksweep configuration to run
>> > the simple tests in test.java.
>> >
>>
>> That's cool - what do we do with it next? :)
> 
> The next step is to get MMTk semispace collector running.  I am
> working on it right now.  It turns out MMTk needs the mark bit and the
> forwarding bit adjacent to each other in the same byte of the object
> header.  This may mean shoving around the bits in DRLVM object header
> to get the required space.

In neither case is it configurable via  a mask or something?

> 
>>
>> geir
> 

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