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Re: regexp profiling hell....
Greg Harvey <Greg.Harvey@thezone.net> writes:
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Harvey J. Stein) writes, re: Maciej Stachowiak's
> suggestion of hobbit compiling startup files:
> > I *strongly* agree. It's not just startup time that's helped. It's
> > *also* run time in *2* different ways:
> > 1. The compiled code itself runs faster.
> > 2. The compiled code isn't in the data space so GC doesn't have to
> > scan it.
> > And, yes, a generational GC will help with 2, but a) it won't help
> > with 1 & b) when's *that* going to happen?
> Hopefully soon, provided I stop forgetting really important things
> when figuring out how to implement it. I'm intending to put up notes
> on my web site soon on how I'm planning on going about it (I'd do it
> now, but I'm not completely sure yet ;). I've been a bit iffy about
> saying anything on the list, in case it prevents someone else who
> could get it much done much more quickly from working on it, but since
> that doesn't seem to have happened up until now, I'm doubting that
> there's too many people falling all over themselves to build a better
> guile gc ;)
Have you checked out Wilson's survey of gc techniques?
Harvey J. Stein
BFM Financial Research
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