Ticket #67 (new feature)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

Allow user to specify maximum size of GC allocation on command line

Reported by: coke Owned by: whiteknight
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: core Version:
Severity: medium Keywords: gc, newbie
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Description

We should have a command line option for parrot that allows us to specify the maximum amount of memory the GC is allowed to allocate

Change History

  Changed 6 years ago by whiteknight

  • status changed from new to assigned
  • component changed from none to core
  • priority changed from normal to minor
  • owner set to whiteknight
  • keywords gc added
  • type changed from todo to feature

  Changed 4 years ago by cotto

  • keywords gc, newbie added; gc removed

  Changed 4 years ago by whiteknight

  • status changed from assigned to new

follow-up: ↓ 5   Changed 4 years ago by dukeleto

Isn't this already implemented?

Can this feature even *be* implemented in a way that makes sense across all the GC's we support?

in reply to: ↑ 4   Changed 4 years ago by coke

Replying to dukeleto:

Isn't this already implemented?

No.

Can this feature even *be* implemented in a way that makes sense across all the GC's we support?

I don't see why not; If it only makes sense for some GCs, I think we still need to implement it there; kind of a built in ulimit.

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