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From "Robin Garner" <robin.gar...@anu.edu.au>
Subject Re: Some questions about the architecture
Date Sun, 23 Oct 2005 04:24:23 GMT
> Isn't all that already adressed by the VM/GC and GC/VM interfaces posted
> by Weldon Washburn [1], [2] some time ago? (I'm not sure if this is
> helpful, I didn't really read the BootJVM code, so please don't hit me
> if I'm wrong). If not It might be helpful starting a WIKI - page which
> describes the BootJVM architecture/interfaces/..., although I guess some
> of that is covered by the API docs too.
> Regards, David.

Weldon's post (and mine describing the MMTk interface) are examples of
existing concrete VM <-> MM interfaces.  Exactly what the platonic ideal
is for such an interface is an open question.  IMO both the ORP and MMTk
interfaces could both be improved.


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