[Gc] Re: Problems with GC_size_map

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Tue Feb 2 09:39:20 PST 2010


Hi,

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll
<juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com> writes:

> In general I am worried that the garbage collector is performing rather bad
> for a simple problem in which one builds and quickly discarding bignums --
> pointerless memory, by the way --.

If bignums are stored in “atomic” memory regions, how could they lead to
pointer misidentification?

Thanks,
Ludo’.



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