[gclist] Re: gclist-digest V2 #58

Sean Case gscase@interact.net.au
Sun, 1 Jun 1997 12:51:38 +1000

mhamburg@Adobe.COM (Mark Hamburg) writes:

>If that fails, then my current thoughts about the best route for a Java
>oriented GC would be to assume that a lot of objects will never be
>referenced from the heap or globals. Keep a ZRC (zero-reference count) list
>that lists all of the objects suspected of only being referenced from the
>stack or registers and add a mark bit to each object that gets set when
>storing a pointer to the object into the heap or into a global.

Is this significantly different from just "allocating white"?

I think that the vector-based treadmill could be a viable choice here.

Sean Case

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