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From Egor Pasko <egor.pa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [General VM] GC strategy:how to garbage collect short-lived objects quickly.
Date Thu, 14 Sep 2006 09:41:06 GMT
On the 0x1E4 day of Apache Harmony Oliver Deakin wrote:
> > Forcing gc by hand does work, but it is difficult for code to know
> > when to
> > call gc.So I think it is better if VM can give some support since it
> > knows
> > the global situation.:)
> ..and of course a manual gc() call does not necessarily result in a gc

this one is easy :) make a gc2() magic in DRLVM and collect only young
objects on it.. to make code portable, implement gc2() as gc() for
other JVMs. Need to be patient until the generational GC.

Can a hack like this be widely accepted in Java community? I think, yes.

Egor Pasko, Intel Managed Runtime Division

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