[Mono-list] x86 JIT

Wesley Felter wesley@felter.org
Wed, 11 Jul 2001 14:57:17 -0500 (CDT)

On Thu, 12 Jul 2001, Fergus Henderson wrote:

> That is indeed the problem -- finding pointers in registers and
> temporaries, and updating them when the objects that they point to
> get moved by the collector.

IIRC, GCJ gets around this by scanning the heap precisely and stacks
conservatively. I don't think it has a copying GC, though.

Wesley Felter - wesley@felter.org - http://felter.org/wesley/