GC question

Godmar Back gback at cs.utah.edu
Fri Nov 6 13:52:51 PST 1998

> On Thu, 5 Nov 1998, Godmar Back wrote:
> >
> > If a thread is executing java code, scanning the parts that contain
> > the method locals is sufficient.  In fact, given enough information
> Can you please explain why the operand stack does not need to be scanned
> for live references?

 Alright, alright, the Java operand stack has to be scanned too.
I was imprecise.

What I meant was that it's not necessary to scan space on the native
stack that's used for temps, base pointers, and the like.

	- Godmar

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