[chuck-users] Destroying object instances ... unchuck?

joerg piringer 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 
> collect.
>> 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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