[Ecls-list] ECLM 2008
ehuels at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 21:52:44 UTC 2008
On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 11:13 PM, Mark Hoemmen <mark.hoemmen at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 22, 2008 at 1:45 PM, Anton Vodonosov <avodonosov at yandex.ru> wrote:
> > How do you think, is it possible/difficult to implement
> > Common Lisp with small memory demand (or adjust existing
> > implementation). Say, have running http server
> > requiring 200 kB? (or 1 MB).
> > Contemporary implementations (sbcl, ecl) use
> > tens of megabytes.
> Doesn't SBCL do this because it preallocates a huge chunk of memory
> for its heap? SBCL has a startup option to adjust the initial heap
> size, if I recall correctly. I haven't checked for ECL.
The (uncommitted) initial heap size of SBCL is not tens, but hundreds
of MBs. The actual use *is* tens of MBs. I don't think ECL si that
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