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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 05:59:37 GMT
On the 0x1E4 day of Apache Harmony Alexey Varlamov wrote:
> Just a wild idea: a smart JIT could hint a GC during allocation if an
> object is expected to be short-lived so the GC could allocate it in a
> special space, 

if a JIT can prove that the object is local, it can allocate it on
stack almost without help of VM. An imprecise estimation of
short-liveness is a kind of magic. What heuristics can we use? Small
objects live shortly? :)

Egor Pasko, Intel Managed Runtime Division

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