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Dave Mitchell
February 15, 2017 11:09
Re: Stack refcount synopsis
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On Fri, Feb 10, 2017 at 03:57:53PM -0600, David Nicol wrote:
> At the risk of appearing trolling, I'd like to reiterate that another
> possibility is to abandon reference counting altogether and
> instead switch to the boehm gc, just to see how well/poorly that performs.
> The immediately obvious downside would be that
> some thought would have to go into which of the various reliable
> destruction order expectations to support, which might require
> keeping some reference counting around anyway, at least for things that can
> be proven at compile-time to go out of scope, but
> that isn't really dynamic reference counting.

"patches welcome"


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