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From "Weldon Washburn" <weldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] Is it time to say goodbye to dear friend GC v4?
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 05:48:38 GMT
+1 for dumping GCv4 --- I got carried away and forgot to vote!

On 11/1/06, Weldon Washburn <weldonwjw@gmail.com> wrote:
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> On 11/1/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
> >
> > Is there any reason to keep this around in the main branch?
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> Actually, this brings up something I have been meaning to do for a few
> days -- ask for volunteer(s) to help with the MMTk port.  It turns out that
> the current MMTk port depends on the underlying GC to create a 450MB
> array.  This big array is used as MMTk's "user-level" java heap.  The
> solution of course is to dump GCV4 and also complete the MMTk port.
>
> It seems I am spending most of my time committing drlvm patches,
> discussing VM architecture issues and dealing with stability issues.  It
> does not look like I will get around to working on MMTk port for a while :(
> However, I can certainly show volunteers how to pick up the MMTk port and
> run with it :)  Basically what needs to be done is in the email of Oct 23
> titled, "[DRLVM][MMTk] current status and plan".  I will run a seperate
> email asking for volunteers to work on MMTk port.
>
> --
> Weldon Washburn
> Intel Enterprise Solutions Software Division
>



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Weldon Washburn
Intel Enterprise Solutions Software Division

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