[gambit-list] What is SSB?

Marc Feeley feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
Fri Jan 4 14:43:40 EST 2013

On 2013-01-04, at 2:39 PM, Bradley Lucier <lucier at math.purdue.edu> wrote:

> Marc:
> What does this mean?
> Add support for a SSB which will be used by the generational GC.
> Brad

SSB = Sequential Store Buffer.  The SSB keeps track of the assignments to heap objects.  Assignments might create pointers from an old to a new generation.  These "inverse" pointers need to be taken into account when garbage collecting a new generation (without garbage collecting the old generation).


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