[Gc] Newbie Question

Fergus Henderson fjh@cs.mu.oz.au
Tue, 11 Feb 2003 14:11:09 +1100

On 10-Feb-2003, Simon Gornall <simon@s-a-l-t.co.uk> wrote:
> Each _object[N] will have memory allocated inside them using the (UseGC)
> placement, but if their objects' destructors aren't called, I guess they
> can't free the memory allocated.

They shouldn't need to.  The idea is that the *garbage collector* will
automatically free any memory allocated with the (UseGC) placement
when it is no longer referenced.

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