[Gc] GC + normal malloc/free + gtk+

Tom Tromey tromey at redhat.com
Thu Sep 23 10:00:54 PDT 2004


>>>>> "Hans" == Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema <hdnews at gawab.com> writes:

Hans> 1. Suppose, half of my program is a library, that uses the
Hans>    normal malloc/free functions, which are encapsulated behind
Hans>    an api. Will the GC and the malloc/free functions in the library
Hans>    co-exist without trouble?

Yes.

Hans> 2. Are there any experiences with GLIB, GTK+(2), libglade and
Hans>    the GC?

Sure, we're using both the GC and Gtk in libgcj.  It seems to work
fine.  We haven't tried libglade but I'm sure it won't be a problem.

Tom


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