[Gc] C++ API enhancement proposal

skaller skaller at users.sourceforge.net
Sun Oct 14 23:13:10 PDT 2007

On Sun, 2007-10-14 at 21:54 -0700, Hans Boehm wrote:
> For what it's worth, the current CVS tree initializes on demand
> for GC_malloc again, to the extent the platform allows.  I expect that
> even on platforms for which GC_INIT was always needed, you may again get 
> away with it so long as the first real GC happens after GC_INIT is called.

However I'm still confused about already bound 'malloc' calls in shared
libraries .. and operator new(). I also don't really understand
why new()ed objects are uncollectable by default .. why not
collect everything?

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
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