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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-04 20:10:36

Vladimir Prus <ghost_at_[hidden]> writes:

> Alex,
> can you tell what is the current state of bjam-in-C++ rewrite? IIRC, you said
> that parser/evaluation is done and you're working on build engine.
> Perphaps if build engine proved hard, we can use the existing build engine?
> Memory consumptions starts to become a problem with bjam, and I'm hoping that
> implementation with ref-counted strings would be a big step forward, even if
> not everyting is converted.

I wonder if we wouldn't be better off simply integrating the boehm
collector? We'd only have to prevent it from scanning the global map
for references to strings and introduce some forced collections as
memory use grows.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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