[Ecls-list] Temporarily disabling the GC

Matthew Mondor mm_lists at pulsar-zone.net
Tue Jun 11 23:16:52 UTC 2013

On Mon, 10 Jun 2013 07:02:41 -0700
Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll <juanjose.garciaripoll at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

Done: http://sourceforge.net/p/ecls/feature-requests/16/

I wasn't sure what to set for priority (if it's in ascending or
descending order) so I left the default (1), but the request is low


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