dynamic library cost (was RE: libtool, java woes)

dewar@gnat.com dewar@gnat.com
Sat Apr 14 09:24:00 GMT 2001

<<You don't necessarily need such information for each PC location;
for example, for single-threaded applications it's enough to record
such information for each call site or heap allocation.

There are other approaches possible. In Spitbol/370, the garbage collector
scans and interprets the code to determine what stack locations are in use
as references.

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