Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of Commentary/Rts/Storage/BlockAlloc


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Oct 5, 2009 6:26:34 PM (5 years ago)
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diatchki
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  • Commentary/Rts/Storage/BlockAlloc

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    40 We currently have megablocks of 1Mb in size (m = 20) with blocks of 4k in size (k = 12), and these sizes are easy to change  ([[GhcFile(includes/Constants.h)]]).   
     40We currently have megablocks of 1Mb in size (m = 20) with blocks of 4k in size (k = 12), and these sizes are easy to change  ([[GhcFile(includes/rts/Constants.h)]]).   
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    4242Block descriptors are currently 32 or 64 bytes depending on the word size (d = 5 or 6).  The block descriptor itself is