[trunk r143197] patch adding optional extra marking to GGC

Ian Lance Taylor iant@google.com
Sat Jan 10 02:06:00 GMT 2009


Basile STARYNKEVITCH <basile@starynkevitch.net> writes:

> The idea is to add, for some peculiar users (I am explicitly thinking
> of future plugin facilities), the ability to invoke a marking routine
> on some data during GGC collection.

This seems quite difficult to use correctly, and I think it would be
quite a pain if all plugin authors have to get it right.  Would your
needs be satisfied if there were a way to dynamically add roots to the
GC?

Ian



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