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SubjectRe: VM
also considering more stuff, 
someone said that this is more of a political issue, but seeing that I stay out of political issues, Im looking for the better code here. Thats all I care about.

On 15-Oct-2001, Patrick McFarland wrote:
> reading what lang wrote, ive been thinking
>
> Im on the type of machine that swapping the least is most favorable. rik's vm seems that it would be able to swap less, and not swap the wrong things enough of the time. andrea's, if i try to do something major, it swaps like crazy, but I havent tested rik's because I dont trust the rest of the ac tree to mess around with it. Is there any chance of rik's vm being atleast an option to choose, and possibly see what the community wants? Maybe if rik's vm is cleaned up, that 5% of stupidity would go down to the less than 1% we all hope for.
>
> On 16-Oct-2001, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > In article <20011015211216.A1314@localhost>,
> > Patrick McFarland <unknown@panax.com> wrote:
> > >
> > >Why is the simple vm system still in place on the linus tree? I would
> > think the smart vm system in the ac tree would be better suited to ..
> > oh.. say .. everything.
> >
> > "complex" != "smart".
> >
> > The benchmarks I've seen says that the simple VM performs better - both
> > in terms of repeatability and in terms of absolute performance. Search
> > this list yourself if you don't believe me.
> >
> > Linus
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