[gclist] Java manchines and when to collect.

Bryan O'Sullivan bos@serpentine.com
Fri, 12 Dec 1997 06:17:01 -0800 (PST)

j> I've only ever seen people talk about implementing the instruction
j> set in hardware, but I haven't seen anything which addresses memory
j> management.

Work on hardware assistance for garbage collection has been, and is
being, done in the context of Sun's Java processors.  I can't be more
specific at this time, unfortunately.