ErlCee++

todd <>
Tue Jun 8 17:09:14 CEST 2004


Using a global heap for sending messages inside a process containing threads
doesn't have to be expensive.

Ulf Wiger (AL/EAB) wrote:

>Luke Gorrie wrote:
>  
>
>>Side notes:
>>
>>  Linux 2.6 does one thousand context-switches per second, spends
>>  absolutely bugger-all CPU to do it, and AFAIK the scheduler is O(1).
>>
>>  Memory is cheap.
>>    
>>
>
>Yeah, but spawning processes and sending messages between processes
>is *far* more expensive than in Erlang.
>
>/Uffe
>
>  
>



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