[gclist] Finalization and death notices

Boehm, Hans hans_boehm@hp.com
Tue, 9 Oct 2001 16:46:25 -0700

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg Colvin [mailto:gcolvin@us.oracle.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2001 12:02 PM
> OK.  So this is why Limbo doesn't provide destructors except
> for kernel objects?
Could someone clarify this?  I had previously assumed that it allowed some
form of destruction of arbitrary objects not involved in cyclic data
structures, which would be dangerous.  I assume I was wrong?