Garbage Collection Algorithm
gback at cs.utah.edu
Tue Dec 5 13:01:21 PST 2000
I'd say it's just a hodgepodge of ideas from various sources.
Don't read too much into it, especially don't read too much into the
use of doubly-linked lists in a conservative, non-incremental,
non-generational, non-moving collector...
> Is the garbage collection algorithm used in kaffe based upon
> any specific algorithm suggested in a paper or book? In
> gcMan() (from gc-incremental.c) one of the comments mentions
> Boehm - is the garbage collector based on an algorithm
> suggested in a paper written by Hans-Juergen Boehm or is
> it just a combination of different ideas?
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