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Re: [PATCH] src/process.c: remove unnecessary setters

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] src/process.c: remove unnecessary setters
Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 20:23:13 +0200

> From: Tom Tromey <address@hidden>
> Cc: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>,  Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>,  
> address@hidden,  address@hidden
> Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2018 10:58:19 -0700
> >>>>> "Robert" == Robert Cochran <address@hidden> writes:
> Robert> IMO, there's not much of a point in wrapping something so simple in a
> Robert> funcall. I understand that a good compiler will optimize that away, 
> but
> Robert> that doesn't really fix the code any.
> Robert> Whatever reason for leaving these has apparently faded into history, 
> if
> Robert> my past self is to be believed:
> IIRC those were introduced to support incremental GC.

Indeed.  In general, we have similar setters for window, frame, and
buffer objects.  Do we want to get rid of all of those?  And if we do,
does that mean we abandon all hope for migrating to a more modern GC?

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