[mercury-users] Re: [m-rev.] diff: more hlc.agc fixes

Zoltan Somogyi zs at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Feb 7 17:15:31 AEDT 2002

On 05-Feb-2002, Ralph Becket <rafe at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> Do we have any statistics on this (or has someone written a paper on the
> subject)?  I'd be interested to find out how a conservative GC performs
> w.r.t. an accurate GC.

No. At the moment, all we have are Fergus's extremely preliminary numbers
comparing a highly tuned conservative collector using a good algorithm
(generational collection) against an accurate collector using a simple,
slow algorithm (semi-space collection) that is not only not tuned at all,
but may not be fully debugged yet either.

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