[MLton-devel] yeah, that did the trick

Henry Cejtin henry@sourcelight.com
Tue, 17 Sep 2002 10:53:08 -0500

Could it be that on FreeBSD the memory is grabbed at mmap time instead of
delaying until it is written in to as on Linux?  That would explain things
grabbing much more RAM during GC.  It isn't an insane performance tradeoff
since it would avoid faulting on each page on the first write.

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