[Gc] Strange issues

Emmanuel Stapf [ES] manus at eiffel.com
Thu Dec 29 08:01:34 PST 2005


I was testing it on Windows XP professional with version 6.5. I used the thread
aware GC compiled in a DLL.

Manu 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ben Hutchings [mailto:ben at decadentplace.org.uk] 
> Sent: Thursday, December 29, 2005 6:45 AM
> To: Shiro Kawai
> Cc: manus at eiffel.com; gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: Re: [Gc] Strange issues
> 
> Shiro Kawai wrote:
> > GC only sees the data area as a root set.  In you case I 
> guess oresult 
> > is placed in bss area,
> <snip>
> 
> The GC should not (and does not attempt to) distinguish 
> between zeroed data (aka BSS) and loaded data.  Your 
> suggestion may work, but if so then it indicates a bug in the 
> collector.
> 
> Manu, which platform is this occurring on?
> 
> Ben.
> 
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> Ben Hutchings
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