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Re: [PATCH][4.3] Deprecate -ftrapv
Florian Weimer wrote:
* Robert Dewar:
Why is it a GCC issue to support a GC for ML, I don't get it ...
Standard ML. I don't think there is a GCC front end (and it's not
likely that one will be feasible, at least until GCC supports a fitting
ML programs are mostly functional and allocate lots of small objects
with very short lifespans. Without GC support in GCC, you're basically
stuck with some sort of conservative collector. And that is unlikely to
result in acceptable throughput.
Not clear what "in GCC" means here, seems to me you could perfectly
well handle this with a combination of front end stuff and run time