[Ecls-list] Temporarily disabling the GC

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at gmail.com
Mon Jun 10 14:02:41 UTC 2013

On Mon, Jun 10, 2013 at 4:39 AM, Matthew Mondor <mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net>wrote:

> I believe that boehm-gc permits to temporarily disable the GC for
> critical sections?
> By a quick look, it seems that ECL does not export such facility right
> now, but would it be nonsense to eventually allow this for use by rare
> but specific code sections which should ideally execute as predictably
> as possible?

Hi Matthew, could you please file a support request with this? It can be
done, but the interface is deprecated and now there is instead a wrapper
function with a callback that supposedly is called with locks on and no GC.
I would have to investigate it.

Instituto de Física Fundamental, CSIC
c/ Serrano, 113b, Madrid 28006 (Spain)
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