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Leopold Toetsch
September 9, 2005 05:08
Re: GMC release
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Nattfodd <> wrote:
> Hi,

> today is the deadline for the google summer of code projects, and it's
> time anyway for a "release" of GMC.

[ two additional remarks, rest sent in PM ]

1) docs

Some recent changes, like reversing the scavenge direction isn't yet
synced to documentation.

2) pmc_body alignment

* Gc_gmc_hdr.flags is unused, after removal, the header is two words
* the body of Float PMCs, or specifically the 'double' inside it, needs
  alignment at a 2-word boundary. Eventually we should have one or two
  vtable flag bits that state 8 or 16 byte alignment for the body.

> Regards,
> Alexandre


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