R8B PRE-RELEASES

Per Bergqvist <>
Wed Oct 10 11:30:33 CEST 2001


Mikael Pettersson wrote:

> Bjorn Gustavsson writes:
>  > Hipe and unified heap currently does not currently work together,
>  > I think.
>  >
>  > /Björn
>  >
>  > Per Bergqvist <> writes:
>  >
>  > > Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 2001.10.07 [source] [hipe] [unified heap] [threads:0]
>  > >
>  > > Eshell V2001.10.07  (abort with ^G)
>  > > 1> hipe:c(foo).
>  > >
>  > > =ERROR REPORT==== 10-Oct-2001::00:26:56 ===
>  > > Error in process <0.30.0> with exit value:
>  > > {system_limit,[{hipe_bifs,alloc_code,"Ü"},{hipe_x86_loader,load_module,3},{hipe,finalize,4},{hipe,compile_finish,5}]}
>  > >
>  > > ** exited: {system_limit,[{hipe_bifs,alloc_code,"Ü"},
>
> Correct. Unified heap is currently incompatible with compiled code. Sorry, but
> the best we can do about that at the moment is to prevent loading compiled code
> into a unified heap runtime system.
>
> /Mikael

Any plans to add this support ?
Unified heap and hipe are both two very good things that give great performance boosts and
I would hate to have to choose ...

/Per





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