Subject: Re: ACL and low-level GC From: Erik Naggum <email@example.com> Date: 1998/12/19 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <firstname.lastname@example.org> * David Bakhash <email@example.com> | Though I don't know the internals of ACL nearly as well as you, I have only read the excellent manuals. | I have noticed that the two global GCs in a row (after allocating that 18 | meg block) are _both_ pretty slow. This implies that the 2nd GC was | spending significant time in that block, even though it had been GC'd | just before. I thought you said you had deleted the object and two global GC's in a row were still pretty slow? I can't reproduce that. global GC takes the same time no matter how much free space there is in the old space. #:Erik -- Attention, Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee! We have intercepted a coded transmission from Bill Clinton to Saddam Hussein that puts your life in jeopardy. Clinton is prepared to cease fire if all of you are killed by Iraqi terrorists, whom he won't prosecute. Be warned!