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

Bradford Garton garton at columbia.edu
Mon Jan 29 20:23:57 EST 2007

On Mon, 29 Jan 2007, Ge Wang wrote:

> Hi Brad!

Hi Ge! :-)

>> 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.

When I did the [maxlisp] object for max/msp, I disabled the GC but set it 
up so that it could be called "by hand" -- this allowed me to choose when 
I wanted GC to happen.  Sort of works.  Sort of.


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