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Re: GC + Java finalization

From: Maxime Devos
Subject: Re: GC + Java finalization
Date: Sat, 03 Jul 2021 20:49:05 +0200
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Jonas Hahnfeld schreef op za 03-07-2021 om 19:26 [+0200]:
> Sorry, I should have been clearer: Chains don't become uncollectable,
> but a chain of N objects takes N collections to be completely reclaimed
> (because Java finalization prepares for the possibility that a free
> function makes an object live again, as Guile does for guardians). This
> leads to unnecessary waste on the heap, and more work for the collector
> (even though I haven't been able to measure so far).

Disabling Java-style finalization would be an optimisation, ok!

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