[m-dev.] [Gc] Mercury and GCC split stacks

Paul Bone paul at bone.id.au
Fri Sep 5 16:29:54 AEST 2014

On Thu, Sep 04, 2014 at 09:46:39PM -0700, Hans Boehm wrote:
> I think this will require work to correctly scan such stacks.  AFAIK, the
> collector currently assumes that thread stacks are contiguous.  The current
> thread stopping code may also need work to perform reasonably for large
> numbers of (hopefully mostly blocked) threads.

This was my guess but I didn't know if the GC already had support.

Thanks for your reply.

Paul Bone

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