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From "Ivan Volosyuk" <ivan.volos...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] finalizer design questions
Date Sat, 23 Dec 2006 17:12:58 GMT
On 12/22/06, Weldon Washburn <weldonwjw@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/22/06, Mikhail Fursov <mike.fursov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Weldon,
> > AFAIR without WBS it's an easy to write a test(we had such tests) that
> > will
> > work smoothly on SUN or BEA but fails on Harmony.
> > Is "run any app RI is able to run" reason enough?
>
>
> Yes indeed this is reason enough for this stage of Harmony VM development.
> Taken to the limit, "run any app RI is able to run" means cloning the RI.
> At some point in the future we will need to revisit the above rule but its
> good nuff for now.

BTW, the work balancing system was introduced to workaround missing
high priority threads in VM. IMHO, a high priority finalizer thread
can do the job.
--
Ivan

>
> On 12/22/06, Weldon Washburn <weldonwjw@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > The existing VM finalizer system has something called a Work Balancing
> > > System.  It would be good to know the motivation for this feature.  If
> > > this
> > > feature was built for specific workloads, please tell us which ones.
> > >   Thanks

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