Serialization patch and question

Mihai Surdeanu mihai at
Wed Feb 3 11:38:59 PST 1999

> > In Kaffe, it returns the address of the object --- which opens a whole
> > new can of worms once we'll use moving collectors.
> No easy solution for that... You'll probably have to store something within
> the object.
Yep. This is what ElectricalFire from Mozilla is doing (4 bytes overhead).
Take a look at their object header:
Kaffe could probably implement something similar in the near future.

Mihai Surdeanu		Southern Methodist University, CSE 
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