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Tom Tromey
Tue Feb 16 21:51:00 GMT 1999

>>>>> "Jon" == Jon Olson <> writes:

Jon> A really useful addition to gcj, with respect to GC integration,
Jon> would be to implement a configurable `write_barrier' RTL pattern
Jon> inside the .md file.  Just invoke this pattern whenever making an
Jon> assignment to an object reference.

Tom> Where are you putting the write barriers?  In the front end?  In
Tom> the back end?  (We rely heavily on our Java/C++ integration, so I
Tom> think they might be better put further back.)

Ok, color me inattentive.  These questions really don't make sense
give that you've already said you're adding new RTL.  I'm still
curious to know what you've done, how you've done it, and why...


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