[gclist] When to collect.

Hans Boehm boehm@hoh.mti.sgi.com
Thu, 20 Nov 1997 10:12:47 -0800

On Nov 20,  9:20am, Jerry Leichter wrote:
> One interesting question is whether a bit of OS support would help here.
> Currently, feedback from the VM system to the user is very limited.  In
> general, requests succeed or fail, and that's it.
On most UNIX systems, getrusage gives you some interesting information about
page faults.  Xerox PCR used that for some GC decisions.


Hans-Juergen Boehm