[gclist] Prior work?

Larry Evans cppljevans@earthlink.net
Wed, 9 Feb 2000 15:02:12 -0600

On Wed, 09 Feb 2000, Boehm, Hans wrote:
> I also remember this idea dating back to at least Algol 68 days.  My limited
> SmallEiffel collector doesn't need to go through the pointer validity check
> required by the conservative collector.  I think Vincent Delacour had some
By "pointer validity check" do you mean, for example, the code in your
GC_push_one_checked in your mark.c file?  If so, then would object descriptors
(gc_mark.h) help avoid this overhead?