[gclist] Two conservative collectors

Michael Spertus mps@geodesic.com
Fri, 12 Nov 1999 10:19:41 -0600

>Date: Thu, 11 Nov 1999 15:36:15 -0800
>From: "Boehm, Hans" <hboehm@exch.hpl.hp.com>
>Subject: RE: [gclist] Two conservative collectors
>[I'm the primary author of the other collector.  Disclaimers similar to
>Mike's apply.]
>I think Mike presented the trade-off well.  I'd just like to add a couple of
>- - This isn't really relevant to the original question, but there is
>generally a difference in platform support between the two collectors.
>Geodesic has invested a lot of energy into win32, and they support the major
>commercial Unix variants.  I have a lot less resources to invest, but I tend
>get code contributions to support open source and many more esoteric
>My own development these days is mostly on Linux, which I believe Geodesic
>support (??).
In fact, we have announced Linux support, although not for all flavors. See
http://www.geodesic.com/company/linux.html for more info.

Michael Spertus                            mps@geodesic.com
Geodesic Systems                           (312) 832-2039
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