[Gc] Basic questions
Emmanuel Stapf [ES]
Tue, 13 May 2003 18:17:36 -0700
> 2) The pointer that should have been recognized, but wasn't,
> pointed just past the end of the object in question. As
> Fergus pointed out, this can't easily be made to work
> correctly. The preferred workaround is to allocate the
> object slightly larger. This is not a bug in the GC.
I've updated my code to allocate a little bit more.
> The story there is not as clean as I would like. In general,
> GC_malloc_ignore_off_page is preferred if:
Thanks for the detailed explanation. I feel that one could make GC_malloc
determine whether or not it should use its default implementation or if it should
be calling GC_malloc_ignore_off_page. The choice could be made based on runtime