[kaffe] jnirefs.h - is this needed

Guilhem Lavaux guilhem at kaffe.org
Sun Jan 9 22:23:27 PST 2005

Michael Franz wrote:
>>Thanks to your question I have reread the JNI spec and it looks like we
>>should on the contrary enable the JNI refs.
>>They are not needed in most cases because we store objects on the stack
>>but if the native call stores object in the heap we may lose track of
>>used objects and garbage collects them though we should not. I don't
>>know why they have been disabled by helmer (?)
> Are we going to be enabling this?

I am working on it. It will come with the patch I'm preparing to support 
java.lang.ref in kaffe.



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