Incremental garbage collection

rikki cattermole rikki at
Fri Jan 21 09:48:48 UTC 2022

On 21/01/2022 10:34 PM, Ola Fosheim Grøstad wrote:
>> It would be an interesting experiment to see if we added a -enablewb 
>> flag and have it enable more GC options at runtime, if this allowed 
>> some better fitting GC's.
> I think many programmers would shoot themselves in the the foot in @nogc 
> code... You would need very good documentation and tutorials for that to 
> be a reasonable option.

Yeah in practice this may require UDA's and all sorts to guarantee good 
speeds. With very easy to ways to segfault.

Not necessarily something D as a whole wants to go in, hence opt-in 
rather than opt-out.

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