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Re: Latent bugs?

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Latent bugs?
Date: Sun, 29 Dec 2002 15:34:10 +0100

address@hidden writes:
> Barring a more major overhaul than I'm aware of, it is not the case
> that all writable memory participates in GC.  Just the stack, heap
> segments (of SCM cells) allocated by Guile, and any specially
> registered roots.
> gc_os_dep.c (which comes from the Boehm GC) is only there because it
> includes code for finding the base of the stack on lots of OS's.

This is exactly right.  Perhaps gc_os_dep.c should be pruned to remove
dead code.


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