Interest in generational GC for Python

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at
Mon Apr 20 02:16:44 CEST 2009

Borked Pseudo Mailed <nobody <at>>

> Hello,
> Is there any interest in generational garbage
> collection
> in Python these days ?
> Anyone working on it ?

The PyPy project has implemented more GC's than you want to
think about
including a ref counting gc, mark-sweep, and
several generational GCs and have
received excellent performance from them.
You should look at their new beta release.

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