Garbage Collection and gamedev - tl;dr Yes we want it, so let's solve it
Ola Fosheim Grostad
ola.fosheim.grostad at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 09:52:33 UTC 2020
On Monday, 23 November 2020 at 08:58:43 UTC, Ola Fosheim Grostad
> On Monday, 23 November 2020 at 08:17:30 UTC, Ola Fosheim
> Grostad wrote:
>> You have to be very careful when writing applications that
>> call fork, you don't want two processes appending to the same
>> file etc.
> I guess this is not an issue with POSIX fork in this context as
> it only keeps the thread that called fork. But there can be
> issues related to resources.
For instance, if the app marks memory as dontfork with madvise
and the gc traces a pointer into that memory.
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