[bitc-dev] Pools in lieu of GC
Jonathan S. Shapiro
shap at eros-os.com
Wed Mar 4 17:42:15 EST 2009
On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 4:59 PM, Geoffrey Irving <irving at naml.us> wrote:
> None of these reasons apply, since bitc is using its own type-directed
> garbage collector, not a separate conservative collector. Therefore,
> the garbage collection should be baked into the generated C source
> during translation.
When did you write that for us?
At the moment, BitC relies on Boehm GC. This was done to let us get
the research compiler running. It's clear that we need a precise
collector, and it's pretty clear that the collector(s) will be heavily
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