[plt-scheme] Garbage collection woes

From: Noel Welsh (noelwelsh at gmail.com)
Date: Fri Nov 9 05:20:07 EST 2007

On Nov 9, 2007 7:02 AM, Jon Rafkind <workmin at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:

> hm, maybe as a simple test you could play with the values in
> src/mzscheme/gc2/newgc.c ?
> #define GEN0_PAGE_SIZE (1 * 1024 * 1024)
> #define MAX_GEN0_SIZE (32 * 1024 * 1024)
> those control the size of the nursery.

I second this.  In my Java days (many years ago) fiddling with the
generation sizes was how we got our quasi-real-time system to behave
appropriately.  In Java you can set the sizes with a command line
option.  Perhaps the same could be done for MzScheme?


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