Dominique de Waleffe
ddw at miscrit.be
Tue Sep 16 19:33:40 AEST 1997
[on Mercury 0.7]. Which now compiles a lot faster....Great.
I wrote a small programs that has to process some 900000 records. It is
a filter that outputs one line per input line with no data
dependencies between them.
When I run it, it report to have done some 1424 GCs in 6 min 35 secs
(the elapsed time), that seem a lot. The amount of memory seems to
remain stable around 4Mb RAM +4MB paged out.
Is there a way to diminish the # of GCs by letting the memory grow to
a lot more? Apparently setting MERCURY_OPTIONS='-sh2000' does not
have an effect.
I also tried the asm_fast only grade, but the program bombs out
(apparently when getting to the memeory limit set) and triggers the
Cygnus exception handler loop...
Also on NT (Cygnus beta-17,no patch) the time reported by
report_stats is always 0. Is that a Cygnus or Mercury problem?
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