[gclist] Thread safe GC

stuart stuart@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz
Tue, 15 Apr 1997 09:45:56 +1200

> What happens when you run on a true multiprocessor?  Sure, the 
> collector has the highest priority and so grabs one processor for 
> itself.  But other other threads happily run on the other processors, 
> and the whole thing falls to the ground in a clatter.

You are, of course, correct. My idea fails completely in the true
multiprocessor environment.


         stuart yeates <stuart@cosc.canterbury.ac.nz> aka `loam'
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