[gclist] Guardians to finalize objects

Charles Fiterman cef@geodesic.com
Fri, 04 Apr 1997 10:39:18 -0600

At 02:42 PM 4/3/97 -0800, you wrote:
>Guardians in a Generation-Based Garbage Collector.
>R. Kent Dybvig, Carl Bruggeman, and David Eby.
>pg 207 to 216.
>You can get it from http://www.cs.indiana.edu/proglang/papers/guardians.ps
>If your interested in finalization issues you'll want to read
>this paper.

Thank you I think this is the more general mechanism I was looking for.

I especially like the guardians for deleting objects from hash tables.

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