[gambit-list] What is SSB?
lucier at math.purdue.edu
Fri Jan 4 23:48:55 EST 2013
On Jan 4, 2013, at 2:43 PM, Marc Feeley wrote:
> On 2013-01-04, at 2:39 PM, Bradley Lucier <lucier at math.purdue.edu> wrote:
>> What does this mean?
>> Add support for a SSB which will be used by the generational GC.
> 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).
does some slagging on Sequential Store Buffers as part of write barriers. Any comments?
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