Re: Recognising pointers during garbage collection?

Basile STARYNKEVITCH <basile@starynkevitch.net>
31 Jul 2003 12:36:55 -0400

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From: Basile STARYNKEVITCH <basile@starynkevitch.net>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 31 Jul 2003 12:36:55 -0400
Organization: http://lesours.starynkevitch.net/ - Les Ours
References: 03-07-149 03-07-168 03-07-186
Keywords: GC
Posted-Date: 31 Jul 2003 12:36:55 EDT

        Joachim Durchholz wrote:
        >> I'm not sure whether the above list is exhaustive; if anybody
        >> has interesting alternatives, please let the list know :-)


= Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk <qrczak@knm.org.pl> writes:


        Marcin> I'm implementing a garbage collector where the first word
        Marcin> of every object representation is a pointer to an object
        Marcin> description, and it stores among other things an address
        Marcin> of a function which marks pointers inside the object (two
        Marcin> functions really, for two generations).




For information, this is exactly the simplest way to use Qish, as
illustrated in http://www.starynkevitch.net/Basile/qishintro.html;
Qish is an opensource (LGPL) precise GC for and in C (provided you
follow a specific coding style in C).


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