Marcus G. Daniels
09 May 1997 09:29:11 -0700
BS> Now we can implement other objects over this byte-layer interface.
BS> We can have 'free-memory' byte-chunks which are created when an object is
BS> gc'd, and when two free-memory chunks touch we can merge them together.
I was thinking of doing something like this with Mach. Consider the
RVM library (ftp://ftp.cs.cmu.edu/project/rvm-releases/rvm_manual.ps).
Wrap assignments to the heap in with start/stop transaction calls.