[racket] Engineering Tradeoffs of ANF transforms and the Stateless Server

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Sun Jan 1 16:34:43 EST 2012

On Sat, 31 Dec 2011 18:37:03 -0500,Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> mumbled:
> Maybe some student wants to see whether any big wins can be gotten for 
> keeping continuations in addressable virtual memory, if they can tweak 
> the app, Racket compiler, Racket VM and GC, Racket Web Server, and Linux.

Emery Berger has already produced the "swap-sensitive" GC which would
transparently improve things like this for Racket and many other
languages. However, the Linux kernel maintainers didn't take the patch
and I believe Emery moved.


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