Re: garbage collecting extension types

From: Jin S. Choi <>
Date: Thu, 4 May 1995 23:38:32 -0400

>>>>> "Moises" == Moises Lejter <> writes:
In article <> Moises Lejter <> writes:

    Moises> In article <>, "Jin
    Moises> S. Choi" <> writes:

    jsc> However, if I do (define foo (zreceive)) and then do a (gc),
    jsc> both sweep and mark functions get called. Is this correct?

    Moises> This sounds wrong to me. You should have only seen a call
    Moises> to your own mark function, not to your sweep - since the
    Moises> value returned by zreceive it sill available (via the
    Moises> global foo).

You're right, that is what happens; sorry, I got confused.

Thanks for the explanation; makes sense now.
Received on Fri May 05 1995 - 05:40:10 CEST

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