On 5/21/10, Roger Pack <redmine / ruby-lang.org> wrote:
> Good idea.  Unfortunately it needs to traverse (and mark) all the "old"
> heaps during GC, so that it can see which items are still accessible in the
> namespace.  Unless you can guarantee that no new objects will be pointed to
> by members of the old heap, you still have to traverse everything.  At least
> AFAIK.

But, but, but, that's starting to sound a lot like a generational
garbage collector.