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From Archie Cobbs <arc...@dellroad.org>
Subject Re: [arch] JIT interfaces
Date Wed, 24 Aug 2005 00:58:20 GMT
Shih-wei Liao wrote:
> We cache the stack map info in the VM.  VM only handles the storage,
> but JIT controls the interpretation.  The rationale is that we want to
> let JIT focus on compilation, not on storage.  However, since JIT
> controls the interpretation, unified format on stack map is not
> required.  It may be beneficial for multiple JITs to agree on a
> format.  Does anyone know how other open source JVMs do the above?

JCVM performs conservative scanning of the thread stacks, to
generate a root set, and then exact GC after that. This keeps
things simple.

-Archie

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