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From: Brian Inglis <Brian DOT Inglis AT SystematicSW DOT Invalid>
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Subject: Re: Garbage collector?
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On Sun, 10 Oct 2004 03:05:13 GMT in comp.os.msdos.djgpp, boohiss
<boohiss AT cubesource DOT net> wrote:

>I am almost ready to begin beta testing an application that I have been  
>working on.
>
>I'm sure there are lots of bugs to work out, but one aspect that I am most  
>concerned about
>is garbage collection.
>
>I haven't used much in the way of dynamic memory in my application, but I  
>have used several
>third party libraries, and I'm not entirely comfortable that my  
>allocation/reallocation is
>flawless.
>
>Is there some sort of garbage collection library for DJGPP, that will put  
>my mind at ease?
>Ideally, it would work with little or no modification of the source code.   
>As I mentioned, I'm
>using a few third party libraries that I wouldn't be able to make coding  
>changes to.
>
>Any ideas?

Google for Boehm GC -- it's used by parts of GCC as a garbage
collector, and as part of most Linux distros. 

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Thanks. Take care, Brian Inglis 	Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Brian DOT Inglis AT CSi DOT com 	(Brian[dot]Inglis{at}SystematicSW[dot]ab[dot]ca)
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