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From "Morozova, Nadezhda" <nadezhda.moroz...@intel.com>
Subject RE: "Hot to Write GC" requires improvement
Date Tue, 17 Oct 2006 14:05:06 GMT
:) thanks for appreciating the docs. This really sounds encouraging ;) 

Thank you, 
Nadya Morozova
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Weldon Washburn [mailto:weldonwjw@gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 6:03 PM
To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: "Hot to Write GC" requires improvement

On 10/17/06, Morozova, Nadezhda <nadezhda.morozova@intel.com> wrote:
>
> Weldon, all,
> I've a question about the GC interface (just double-checking):
> We currently have gc_cc, gc_gen, and gcv4 folders in VM, corresponding
> to three different collectors, right?


Coorect.

 Do then all use an identical API?
> do they all work exactly as the doc describes?


"Do they all work exactly as the doc describes?"  My guess is probably
not
_exactly_ as the doc describes.   But all in all, its close.   IMHO your
documentation is good enough for this stage of the project.  Note that
the
GC/JIT/VM interface will evolve as time goes on.  Thus its impossible to
have an absolutely perfect document.  Thanks for cleaning it up.

Thank you,
> Nadya Morozova
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Weldon Washburn [mailto:weldonwjw@gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, October 17, 2006 4:46 PM
> To: harmony-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: geir@pobox.com
> Subject: Re: "Hot to Write GC" requires improvement
>
> I agree with Rana's, Geir's and Salikh's comments.  One minor comment.
> Section 2 is titled, "Implementing the GC interface".  A better
> description
> might be something like, "Implementing a collector that uses the GC
> interface".
>
>
> On 10/16/06, Konovalova, Svetlana <svetlana.konovalova@intel.com>
wrote:
> >
> >
> > Folks,
> >
> > I took a close look at "Hot to Write GC" [1] and created a patch for
> this
> > doc [JIRA 1881]. I fixed formatting, brushed up the code, removed
> out-dated
> > tags etc.
> > It would be great if someone can find a chance to look at the patch.
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> > [1]
> http://incubator.apache.org/harmony/subcomponents/drlvm/gc-howto.html
> > [JIRA 1881] http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-1881
> >
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Sveta Konovalova
> >
> >
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