[Gc] Re: Per-type displacement

Ludovic Courtès ludo at gnu.org
Fri Sep 19 07:34:58 PDT 2008

Henning Makholm <henning at octoshape.com>

> What I suspect is questionable is your assumption that you want to avoid
> GC_all_interior_pointers. Are you sure that it would be a problem just
> to recognize all pointers?

FWIW, memory usage with all interior pointers is around 1.5 times that
of the same code with explicitly registered displacements and no
interior pointers.  So there *is* excess memory retention here.


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