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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [DRLVM][JIT/GC] Questions on JIRA-1682, incorrect gc enumeration
Date Mon, 16 Oct 2006 12:14:12 GMT


Ivan Volosyuk wrote:
> On 10/16/06, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geir@pobox.com> wrote:
>> Weldon Washburn wrote:
>> > I have zero problem with the commit as long as it does not imply a
>> > change to
>> > the interface between JIT/GC/VM.  I suspect Xiao Feng will find no 
>> problems
>> > with the commit.  Xiao Feng, please comment.
>>
>> If there is a change, what is it and why is it bad?
> 
> IMHO, Weldon doesn't want to spend time understanding the change and
> just wants to keep existing interfaces. 

That kind of statement has no place here - I'm not sure how you can 
objectively determine something like that, unless Weldon said "I don't 
want to spend time understanding this...", don't say it.

Lets keep this technical.

> GC v4.1 has additional
> requirement from VM/JIT in order to support collection during
> enumeration. Other existing DRLVM's GCs doesn't has such requirement
> and will work just fine either way. There is no interface changes for
> them.
> 

So when we switch to v5, this goes away?

geir

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