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2010-06-22 09:24:35 by Martin Stjernholm <>

Limit the gc interval based on minimum time spent in the gc.

Rev: src/builtin.cmod:1.259
Rev: src/gc.c:1.350
Rev: src/gc.h:1.146

2:   || This file is part of Pike. For copyright information see COPYRIGHT.   || Pike is distributed under GPL, LGPL and MPL. See the file COPYING   || for more information. - || $Id: builtin.cmod,v 1.258 2010/05/28 18:34:40 mast Exp $ + || $Id: builtin.cmod,v 1.259 2010/06/22 09:24:35 mast Exp $   */      #include "global.h"
514:    *! completely disabled so that even explicit @[gc] calls won't do    *! anything.    *! @member float "garbage_ratio_low" -  *! As long as the gc time is less than gc_time_ratio, aim to run +  *! As long as the gc time is less than time_ratio below, aim to run    *! the gc approximately every time the ratio between the garbage    *! and the total amount of allocated things is this.    *! @member float "time_ratio" -  *! When more than this fraction of the cpu time is spent in the gc, -  *! aim for gc_garbage_ratio_high instead of gc_garbage_ratio_low. +  *! When more than this fraction of the time is spent in the gc, aim +  *! for garbage_ratio_high instead of garbage_ratio_low.    *! @member float "garbage_ratio_high"    *! Upper limit for the garbage ratio - run the gc as often as it    *! takes to keep it below this. -  +  *! @member float "min_gc_time_ratio" +  *! This puts an upper limit on the gc interval, in addition to the +  *! factors above. It is specified as the minimum amount of time +  *! spent doing gc, as a factor of the total time. The reason for +  *! this limit is that the current amount of garbage can only be +  *! measured in a gc run, and if the gc starts to run very seldom +  *! due to very little garbage, it might get too slow to react to an +  *! increase in garbage generation. Set to 0.0 to turn this limit +  *! off.    *! @member float "average_slowness"    *! When predicting the next gc interval, use a decaying average    *! with this slowness factor. It should be a value between 0.0 and
543:    struct svalue get;       if (!params) { -  push_mapping (allocate_mapping (5)); +  push_mapping (allocate_mapping (6));    params = Pike_sp[-1].u.mapping;    }   
591:    HANDLE_FLOAT_FACTOR ("garbage_ratio_low", gc_garbage_ratio_low);    HANDLE_FLOAT_FACTOR ("time_ratio", gc_time_ratio);    HANDLE_FLOAT_FACTOR ("garbage_ratio_high", gc_garbage_ratio_high); +  HANDLE_FLOAT_FACTOR ("min_gc_time_ratio", gc_min_time_ratio);    HANDLE_FLOAT_FACTOR ("average_slowness", gc_average_slowness);      #undef HANDLE_PARAM