[m-dev.] for review: Accurate garbage collection.

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Jul 2 16:50:13 AEST 1998

On 02-Jul-1998, Tyson Dowd <trd at stimpy.cs.mu.oz.au> wrote:
> On 02-Jul-1998, Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> > On 02-Jul-1998, Tyson Dowd <trd at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> > > -** NOTE : changes to this function will probably also have to be reflected
> > > -** in the function std_util::ML_expand() and mercury_table_any.c
> > 
> > Isn't that still true?
> > I think that comment should stay.
> Because of the addition of MR_categorize_data, there is no longer any
> control flow in deep_copy.  There is a bit of data manipulation that
> is similar in the different functions, but it is nowhere near as
> similar as it once was.
> So the comment isn't really very useful anymore -- chances are if
> you are modifying deep_copy now you *won't* have to modify those
> other functions.

OK, in that case it is fine.

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