Storing Squeak Images in mercurial
giovanni at corriga.net
Fri Sep 28 09:02:08 UTC 2007
Il giorno ven, 28/09/2007 alle 10.00 +0200, Bert Freudenberg ha scritto:
> Another idea I have been pondering for a while is making the lower
> part of Squeak's object memory be "constant". There is a large number
> of objects in an image that virtually never change but are only read.
> This part does not have to be garbage-collected, making a full GC
> much cheaper. When we fork off a new system process with the VM using
> copy-on-write pages, this part could be shared between images,
> reducing the over-all memory consumption significantly.
Could this constant part be kept in a separate file, thus reducing also
the disk occupation of our images?
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