[gclist] Boehm collector vs lazy allocation with demand paging

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.oz.au
Wed, 9 Apr 1997 14:22:21 +1000 (EST)

Hans Boehm wrote:
> If the objects are allocated through the collector, then all the
> hooks are there for custom mark procedures.

That sounds like the right sort of solution for this problem.

> The marking engine understands
> several different kinds of descriptors (object length, bit map, procedure,
> optionally stored per object).  If there's demand, I'll generate some
> documentation as to how to use these.

If you do find time to do this, I would very much appreciate it.

Thanks to everyone who replied.

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