Parrot 2.9.1 Released

Carl Mäsak cmasak at
Thu Oct 21 11:56:35 UTC 2010

Duke (>):
> I was under the impression that our new default GC is better designed,
> but still does not have optimal behavior in terms of memory use. Most
> people don't feel it because they have lots of memory.
> Am I wrong about that?

Oh, I feel the GC. I have 4 GB of memory.

Whenever I want to do something real-time interactive in Rakudo, I can
see the GC causing Parrot to pulse. This simple one-liner explains
pictorially what I'm talking about:


I'd describe the delay caused as being between half a second and a second long.

// Carl

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