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From: Larry Evans (cppljevans_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-10-03 12:32:46

On 10/02/07 08:18, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 October 2007 16:49:28 Johan Nilsson wrote:
>> Will Python be any faster?
> Yes. Python, unlike Jam, has a full array of data structures. It also
> has ref-counting, unlike Jam where an object created anywhere for
> any purpose, keeps using memory forever.

The boost-build/jam_src/boehm_gc directory *suggests* (I don't know because
I haven't looked closely at the code) the boehm garbage collector
is used. If so, why doesn't the boehm collector reuse the memory. If
not, then why is there the boehm_gc directory?


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