Nice garbage collector for C extensions!
tim.peters at gmail.com
Wed Jul 21 06:02:35 CEST 2004
>>> What about the Boehm-Demers-Weiser conservative garbage collector (at
>> It's been tried, with unspectacular results.
> What's been tried?
Using BDW with Python, by several people over a span of years.
> I was suggesting using this garbage collector to avoid the need for reference
> counting when writing C extensions. Has that been tried?
> And if so, what do you mean by "unspectacular"?
Crashes and slowdowns.
>> Google can probably find more gory details.
> Searching Google for what exactly? :P
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