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From Robin Garner <robin.gar...@anu.edu.au>
Subject Re: [drlvm] vote on class unloading design (was Class unloading support - tested one approach)
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2006 05:25:43 GMT
Etienne Gagnon wrote:
> Aleksey Ignatenko wrote:
>> So the list is:
>> [...]
>> 2. per heap space/generation boolean marker on the classloader instance(
>> Etienne )
>> 3. class reachability marker byte in vtable (Robin )
>> [...]
> 
> Unless Robin disagrees(?), I would say that 2 and 3 have evolved into a
> single merged proposal that comes with various minor variations for
> different collection needs: simple "stop the world" (stw), generational
> stw, concurrent, etc.  You could call it the "epoch-based vtable
> marking" approach.
> 
> So, that bring us back to 3.
> 
> Robin: Do you agree?  :-)
> 
> Etienne

I agree.

-- 
Robin Garner
Dept. of Computer Science
Australian National University
http://cs.anu.edu.au/people/Robin.Garner/

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