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Date: 2006-10-25 (19:02)
From: skaller <skaller@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] caml_oldify_local_roots takes 50% of the total runtime
On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 14:21 -0400, Markus Mottl wrote:

> It would be great if the GC could be improved in situations where
> there are many local roots.  This is a pretty common problem when
> interfacing non-trivial third party libraries, and the clumsy
> workarounds require writing somewhat error-prone code. 

Just curious .. but why is there *ever* any need for more than
one root? If you need to add a root, why not just add to
an already rooted data structure? Would that solve the problem?

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
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