[fpc-devel] Improving Ref Counting

Olle Raab olle.r at automagika.se
Sun Feb 27 18:54:19 CET 2005

05-02-27 14.23, skrev Uberto Barbini följande:

>> Afaik the simplest GC's need to have exclusive access to the heap and
>> stack, so it cant be run in parallell with ordinary processing.
> What you mean with parallell? I imagine that it's protected into a critical
> section.

Thats a possibility, but then you do not win anything by running it in a
thread. It could as well be run when a memory allocation is done, and then
as a subroutine.

True parallell GC's exists, but they are then not simple.


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