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Subject: Re: [boost] [shifted_ptr] Documentation
From: Phil Bouchard (philippe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-04-08 21:36:58

On 4/8/2011 6:03 PM, Scott McMurray wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 17:43, Phil Bouchard<philippe_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> And an overview is available here:
>> Please let me know if anything isn't clear enough.
> I'd like to see a bit more about what it means by "blocks".
> And I'm sure some GC fan will say that they don't have to stop the
> world any more.

It seems that the new generational concurrent garbage collector still
has garbage collection being triggered when the memory is exhausted.
Reachable objects are then traced and copied into another segment of
memory. This process is performed by a separate thread so you still
need reserving a CPU if you wish the task to be unnoticed.


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