Why ruby GC takes only 8 meg of memory?


#1

Hi,

As I understand, The GC of Ruby can take only 8 meg of memory, I wonder
if there is any reason behide this ??? ot only a simple hardcode
feature??? If I want increase the GC memory??? how should I do
this???

Thanks you very much!!!

Sayoyo


#2

8 meg is the amount of memory that Ruby will allocate before running
GC. It’s not the maximum amount that Ruby can use. Here’s a good
description of Ruby’s GC:
http://whytheluckystiff.net/articles/theFullyUpturnedBin.html


#3

On Tue, 4 Apr 2006, removed_email_address@domain.invalid wrote:

8 meg is the amount of memory that Ruby will allocate before running
GC. It’s not the maximum amount that Ruby can use. Here’s a good
description of Ruby’s GC:
http://whytheluckystiff.net/articles/theFullyUpturnedBin.html

that’s good stuff. thanks for the link (thanks _why too).

regards.

-a