object references/memory access

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Wed Jul 4 01:45:40 CEST 2007

"Karthik Gurusamy" <kar1107 at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:1183501376.537918.154340 at i38g2000prf.googlegroups.com...
|If all you had is just two processes, P and C and the amount of data
|flowing is less (say on the order of 10's of buffer-size ... e.g. 20
|times 4k), *a lot* may  not be right quantifier.

Have pipe buffer sizes really not been scaled up with RAM sizes?
4K on a 4M machine is sensible, but on my 1G machine, up to 1M might be ok.


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