Thank you.

On 25-Oct-05, at 4:24 AM, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
>
> In message "Re: Ruby's GC"
>     on Tue, 25 Oct 2005 17:08:29 +0900, Jeremy Tregunna 
> <jtregunna / blurgle.ca> writes:
>
> |> The short, english description is a conservative mark and sweep
> |> garbage collector.
> |
> |Yeah, I got that bit, was hoping for something a bit more technical in
> |English.
>
> conservative
>
>   we use system stack and CPU registers for tracing root as well as
>   usual language roots (global/local variables etc.). jmpbuf is used
>   to access registers.
>
> mark and sweep
>
>   simple mark and sweep, but uses Knuth's algorithm to avoid crash for
>   deep recursion.
>
> 							matz.
>
>
> !DSPAM:435deb17770951295719451!
>
>

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