[M3devel] gc vs. large spans of memory

Tony Hosking hosking at cs.purdue.edu
Mon Nov 17 19:31:01 CET 2008

If sbrk works let's leave it at that for now.

On 17 Nov 2008, at 07:00, Jay wrote:

>  > 1 meg pages didn't suffice
>  > Is this still the sidespan array problem?
> I assume so.
> I just tried it out, got the out of memory, and gave up on that  
> approach.
> I guess I could bump it up to 1 gig or more, just to prove the  
> theory but
> of course at some point I'm squeamish about wasting address space or  
> actual memory.
> 1gig is tiny for address space but not for actual memory.
> (assuming a full 64 bit address space, which actually is probably  
> not available by far)
>  - Jay

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