GC optimizations for BigInt

RESOLVED FIXED in Firefox 67

Status

()

enhancement
P2
normal
RESOLVED FIXED
Last year
4 months ago

People

(Reporter: terpri, Assigned: wingo)

Tracking

(Blocks 1 bug)

Trunk
mozilla67
Points:
---
Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(firefox61 wontfix, firefox65 wontfix, firefox66 wontfix, firefox67 fixed)

Details

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Reporter

Description

Last year
BigInt should have better integration with the garbage collector; in particular, relocating BigInt cells for compacting GC should be supported. It might also be possible to allocate BigInt values in the nursery.
Reporter

Updated

Last year
Depends on: js-bigint
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
Blocks: js-bigint
No longer depends on: js-bigint
Priority: -- → P2
Assignee

Updated

4 months ago
Assignee: nobody → wingo
Assignee

Updated

4 months ago
See Also: → 1530372
Assignee

Comment 2

4 months ago

Opened https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1530372 for nursery allocation and setting checkin-needed on this patch.

Assignee

Updated

4 months ago
Keywords: checkin-needed

Comment 3

4 months ago

Pushed by apavel@mozilla.com:
https://hg.mozilla.org/integration/autoland/rev/7f6e5294fb0f
Enable compaction for BigInt values r=tcampbell,jonco

Keywords: checkin-needed

Comment 4

4 months ago
bugherder
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Closed: 4 months ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → mozilla67
Assignee

Updated

4 months ago
Assignee

Comment 5

4 months ago

(this is an optimization on a feature that was not enabled in ff66 -> no action needed)

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