Forked GC explained
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Mon Sep 5 18:35:02 UTC 2022
On 9/5/22 7:12 AM, frame wrote:
> And what if the programmer has no actual reference but wrongly forced a
> `free()` through a pointer cast?
* Do not store pointers into non-pointer variables using casts and other
int x = cast(int)p; // error: undefined behavior
The garbage collector does not scan non-pointer fields for GC pointers.
Note that this does not require the forked GC to cause this problem.
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