[kaffe] [newbie] gc implementation in kaffe

Guilhem Lavaux guilhem at kaffe.org
Fri Sep 16 23:00:28 PDT 2005

Dalibor Topic wrote:
> siddharth karandikar wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I was going through the code of boehm-gc ... but i am not getting the 
>> big picture of how it is implemeted in kaffe
>> ... lets say if i want to do some modifications to the GC behaviour 
>> ... i need to know the exact data structures which are getting used.
>> so, can anyboby give me some information on these lines .. ?
> The gc source code in essentially split in several levels:
> kaffe/kaffevm/gc*.[ch] : gc interface & helper functions
> kaffe/kaffevm/boehm-gc/gc*.[ch] : boehm-gc binding for kaffe
> kaffe/kaffevm/boehm-gc/boehm/ : boehm gc.

without forgetting kaffe/kaffevm/kaffe-gc/* for an independent 
implementation of a GC for kaffe.


Guilhem Lavaux.

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