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Re: Spare memory

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: Spare memory
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 08:46:21 +0200
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

> But I can answer this one: the GC can only be called at a few safe
> points, so calling it from memory_full might be unsafe.  With the
> conservative stack scanning, we can probably safely run the GC in many
> more cases, but when using the GCPROs, the only safe spots are when
> `eval' can be called.

Even without GCPRO it may be unsafe, since GC can compact strings.


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