[Gc] Newbie: how to deal with a giant linked list?
J.Wielemaker at vu.nl
Sun Dec 18 11:04:51 PST 2011
On 12/18/2011 01:15 PM, Andy Wingo wrote:
> On Sun 18 Dec 2011 12:41, Jan Wielemaker<J.Wielemaker at vu.nl> writes:
>> So - Why does stuborn not help here? Note that it does help
>> in places where we have large non-mutable objects.
> I think stubborn is deprecated. From gc/gc.h:
> /* Note that the GC_malloc_stubborn support doesn't really exist */
> /* anymore. MANUAL_VDB provides comparable functionality. */
> Did you look at the MANUAL_VDB stuff in the source? It might help. I
> don't know anything about that code though.
Thanks. I've seen that remark, but I failed to find a more high-level
description on what MANUAL_VDB means. What did I miss?
Cheers --- Jan
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