[Haskell-cafe] Multi threaded garbage collector

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Sun May 18 09:01:43 EDT 2008

Hello Peter,

Sunday, May 18, 2008, 4:47:22 PM, you wrote:

>  If I understood it correctly, the current garbage collector of GHC
> is single threaded, which really hinders SMP
>  Any plans on improving this or workarounds? 

workaround - decrease GC times. read GHC manual for switches that
control it. in particular, try +RTS -A10m

afair, multithreaded gc was already implemented and should be shipped
with ghc 6.10

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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