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Re: Reachable killed buffers

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: Reachable killed buffers
Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2012 19:30:33 +0200

> Right, but as I understand it in the meantime it would still exist as
> a dead buffer, and would continue to pressure the GC.  And it might
> inadvertently survive the next sweep too, no?

Yes.  But a user could have a reference right to the dead buffer which
is much more likely than a reference to an object of a window's previous
or next buffers.

> The goal is to reclaim
> all the dead buffers, not just some of them.

Unless they have strong pointers.  The ones from the windows are weak.


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