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Re: [Gcl-devel] GCL and the fork system call

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] GCL and the fork system call
Date: Sat, 19 Dec 2009 16:33:06 -0600

Camm Maguire <address@hidden> writes:

| Greetings!
| Gabriel Dos Reis <address@hidden> writes:
| > Hi Camm --
| >
| >    It is "safe" for a C function linked into GCL image to call fork()?
| >
| > Thanks,
| >
| In general, yes.  This is used already in several places, esp.  cvs
| head.
| Please keep in mind that fork usually uses copy on write pages, so
| that if you gc in the child, you will page out and copy basically the
| entire heap.

OK, many thanks for th info.

-- Gaby

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