Sunday, 3 January 2010

Garbage collecting multithreaded programs

The OCaml Journal just published an article about HLVM:

"Executing threads in parallel is the cornerstone of efficient parallel programming on shared-memory machines including today's multicores. This article describes how a simple stop-the-world garbage collector can be implemented in HLVM, allowing code generated from an OCaml program to leverage multicores easily..."

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Matt LaCrosse said...

OCaml might gain more popularity if these articles were available online instead of just in a trade publication.

Flying Frog Consultancy Ltd. said...

@Matt: The articles are available on-line, in the OCaml Journal.