Issue #11203 has been updated by Usaku NAKAMURA.

Backport changed from 2.0.0: UNKNOWN, 2.1: UNKNOWN, 2.2: UNKNOWN to 2.0.0: WONTFIX, 2.1: WONTFIX, 2.2: UNKNOWN

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Bug #11203: Change method entries into VALUE
https://bugs.ruby-lang.org/issues/11203#change-53195

* Author: Koichi Sasada
* Status: Closed
* Priority: Normal
* Assignee: 
* ruby -v: 
* Backport: 2.0.0: WONTFIX, 2.1: WONTFIX, 2.2: UNKNOWN
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Now, `rb_method_entry_t` is an allocated data pointed from method tables (`class/module` has) and from control frame stacks.

I will change this data structure to make `VALUE` (`T_IMEMO/ment`).
And I put them onto value frames instead of control frame stacks.

This change has several advantages.

* Solve these issues.
  * [Bug #11200] Memory leak of method entries
  * [Bug #11046] `__callee__` returns incorrect method name in orphan proc
* Simplify sweeping process of method entry
* We can remove `rb_control_frame_t::me`
* No need to push CREF for every method invocation. Method entries know required CREF.
* We can share per method CREF only for make them public visibility scope.
* We can introduce other optimization techniques.
  * We can remove `rb_control_frame_t::klass` field because method entries can manipulate this information.
  * We can introduce new method cache mechanism (maybe).

The following pictures show how SVAR/CREF/MENT are located at value stacks.

![before-value-stack](1.PNG)
![after-value-stack](2.PNG)

The following picture shows how alias was implemented.

![alias-relation](3.PNG)



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