[fpc-pascal] Boehm GC

Adriaan van Os fpc at microbizz.nl
Wed Mar 18 14:48:32 CET 2009

ritchie turner wrote:
> I'm new to fpc and pascal, i.e. I've never done a project in it, but
> i've been following the lists for a while and dabbling.
> I like using a garbage collector and I know you can replace the memory
> manager in fpc so i guess it's probably trivial to replace the standard
> with boehm. Wondered if anyone's done it and how they got on, and if
> there are issues with the idea.

The main issue is that garbage collection is the worst programming idea ever. It lets you get away with bad program design at the cost of slow execution.


Adriaan van Os

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