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Re: Precise GC (was Re: cannot build libjava/gnu/gcj/xlib/natClip.cc)


Cedric Berger wrote:
> In embedded systems, predictability it the top requirement. And I
> don't see how to get predictable results without a precise GC.

In that environment, is the real concern pointer misidentification, heap
fragmentation or both?  You might be able to build a compacting collector with 
object handles to solve the fragmentation problem.  But making it 100% precise
is difficult (as Tom said).

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Jeff Sturm
jeff.sturm@commerceone.com

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