alignment test case

Jeff Sturm jsturm@one-point.com
Wed Mar 19 14:52:00 GMT 2003


On Wed, 19 Mar 2003, Andrew Haley wrote:
>  > I thought that with hash synchronization, boehm-gc always allocates on an
>  > 8-byte boundary anyway?  Would aligning Object really waste memory?
>
> A little, because every subclass would also be 8-aligned.

Oh, I see.  So the subclass fields would start at offset 8, not 4, on x86?

Jeff



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