[chuck-users] Destroying object instances ... unchuck?
joerg at piringer.net
Mon Jan 29 19:43:45 EST 2007
Ge Wang wrote:
> Hi Brad!
>> When you guys are doing the GC implementation, could you also put in the
>> ability to disable it by the user?
> Definitely. We plan to provide, at the initial GC release stage, options
> for disabling garbage collection and for choosing among several
> implementations. As time goes on, we hope to narrow this to the option
> to one or two methods, plus the option to not automatically garbage
>> I can imagine there are times when having a big GC kick in wouldn't be a
>> good thing to do.
> Yup. We are looking at different approaches to real-time friendly GC that
> makes sense for ChucK. We hope to adopt some kind of generational,
> incremental GC scheme. Nonetheless, it would be good to have the option
> for disabling it all.
i implemented a realtime GC once. if you'd like me to dig out the source
code just tell me.
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