[Pharo-project] [Ann] Ephemerons for Cog

Igor Stasenko siguctua at gmail.com
Tue May 24 14:57:08 CEST 2011


On 24 May 2011 14:46, Chris Cunnington <smalltalktelevision at gmail.com> wrote:
> "But if the dependents are stored in some global dictionary from model to
> sequence of dependents then the
> reference from the global dictionary keeps both the model and the dependents
> alive."
>
> When I hear "global dictionary" I think of a namespace. Perhaps namespaces
> could add efficiency to the GC.
>
I don't see how this could improve anything.
During full GC, it has to mark all reachable objects, because those
which won't be marked will be reclaimed.

So, how presence of namespaces could make GC faster?

> Chris


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