[svlug] Garbage Collection in C

Don Marti dmarti at zgp.org
Wed Nov 26 12:10:55 PST 2003


begin Jeffrey Siegal quotation of Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 05:48:55AM -0800:

> The Boehm-Demers-Weiser collector is mature, open source, and generally 
> well regarded.  More info including source and numerous technical papers 
> here: http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Hans_Boehm/gc/

Example code that does this:

/*
 * Using the malloc hooks to substitute GC functions
 * to existing malloc/free.
 * Similar wrapper functions can be written
 * to redirect calloc() and realloc()
 */

here:

http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=6679

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