[gclist] boehm (et al.) gc and assembly language [platform indep. x86 -- for now :)]

jd marrow pachydrm@ix.netcom.com
Sat, 15 Nov 1997 13:05:42 -0500

Charles Fiterman <cef@geodesic.com> replied:
|>:: has anyone looked into requirement/procedures for optimal exploitation

i meant, more specifically, what -- if anything -- makes BGC perform
well/terribly... (for eg, and as a random guess, might it be profitable to
do BGC specific things like allocating large blocks that contain scattered
pointers as atomic, and creating blocks that contain packed copies of the