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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm][sablevm] Desing of Class Unloading Support
Date Thu, 09 Nov 2006 12:39:42 GMT


Weldon Washburn wrote:
> 
> 
> On 11/8/06, *Geir Magnusson Jr.* <geir@pobox.com 
> <mailto:geir@pobox.com>> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>     Weldon Washburn wrote:
>      > On 11/7/06, Ivan Volosyuk < ivan.volosyuk@gmail.com
>     <mailto:ivan.volosyuk@gmail.com>> wrote:
>      >>
>      >> On 07 Nov 2006 14:35:55 +0600, Egor Pasko <egor.pasko@gmail.com
>     <mailto:egor.pasko@gmail.com>> wrote:
>      >> > > I already have one idea how to benefit from movable vtables.
>      >
>      >
>      > There would have to be a very compelling argument for making vtables
>      > movable.  Like a business workload that Harmony needs to run
>     within the
>      > next
>      > 12 months.
> 
>     How would a business workload need this directly? 
> 
>  
> That's the point.  I can't figure out any compelling story for moving 
> vtables.  As far as I can tell, its over-engineering.   I would love to 
> be proven wrong.

But isn't this simply an implementation detail of something that is 
important, namely the class unloading?

geir


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