[gclist] Re: PPC & GC, or GC and threads
John R Levine
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 15:59:00 -0500 (EST)
Correct me if I'm missing something, but it's my impression that you're in
trouble on any architecture if you combine GC and preempted threads. It's
not just a problem on PPC and other chips without direct addressing.
Even on something like a Vax, where everything's directly accessible, you can
still have intermediate results in registers that would mislead a GC.
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