[gclist] Re: gclist-digest V2 #110

Eugene Kuznetsov kuznetso@MIT.EDU
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 14:21:25 EST

>Emacs is widely ported, and some platforms (notably
>the PPC) have code generation idioms that are not safe for a
>conservative GC.

Having worked on a few conservative GC's running on PPC chips and
PPC code generators, I've never observed any GC problems specifically tied to
the PPC ABI or code generation.  Could you elaborate on how the PowerPC is
less suitable for conservative collectors?

							-- Eugene