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Subject: Re: [boost] request for interest in a garbage collection library
From: Achilleas Margaritis (axilmar_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-04-21 10:47:50

> AFAICS, you can have an implementation of delete where "delete p" simply
> calls
> the destructor of the object pointed to by p and then passes p to an
> internal
> garbage collector that will reclaim the memory in due time. This way you
> have
> determinstic resource liberation *and* GC speed.

If you do that, what is the point of keeping the memory occupied by 'p'
around? the object will be destroyed anyway and therefore it will not be
of any use.

By using pool allocators, allocation/deallocation can become as fast as
when using a garbage collector.

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