GC refactor ahead

chromatic chromatic at wgz.org
Thu Nov 26 18:01:03 UTC 2009

On Thursday 26 November 2009 06:51:00 Patrick R. Michaud wrote:

> I don't quite understand this last comment.  Do short-lived objects
> have a big impact on GC if they are created and then die before a GC
> run is triggered?

They do, because we have to trace the entire live set on every GC run, even if 
only 10% of the GCables created are live and 90% are short-lived.

-- c

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