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authorMarcus Stollsteimer <sto.mar@web.de>2019-12-24 22:13:49 +0100
committerMarcus Stollsteimer <sto.mar@web.de>2019-12-24 22:13:49 +0100
commitda0a0bae8b50087d140309b27eb4d4b4776c27e4 (patch)
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NEWS: add meaning of "CoW" ("copy-on-write")
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@@ -388,7 +388,7 @@ GC::
* Added GC.compact method for compacting the heap.
This function compacts live objects in the heap so that fewer pages may
- be used, and the heap may be more CoW friendly. [Feature #15626]
+ be used, and the heap may be more CoW (copy-on-write) friendly. [Feature #15626]
Details on the algorithm and caveats can be found here:
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/15626