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task #13458: replace the usage of capacity in BDW

Submitter:  Raphael Mack <ramack>
Submitted:  Sat 24 Jan 2015 10:59:08 PM UTC
Should Start On:  Fri 23 Jan 2015 11:00:00 PM UTC Should be Finished on:  Mon 19 Sep 2016 10:00:00 PM UTC
Category:  SmartEiffel Priority:  8
Status:  In Progress Percent Complete:  20%
Assigned to:  ramack Open/Closed:  Open
Fixed Release:  None Planned Release:  dennis
Effort:  0.00

Sat 02 Jan 2016 11:11:55 PM UTC, comment #3: 

BDW_GC_DEFINE2 shall be cleaned up before a release!

Raphael Mack <ramack>
Project Administrator
Sun 01 Nov 2015 10:24:43 PM UTC, comment #2: 

the number of mark procedures is limited (to MAXOBJKINDS = 16), so it seems that we need one mark_procedure with a special handling...

Raphael Mack <ramack>
Project Administrator
Fri 30 Oct 2015 08:39:55 PM UTC, comment #1: 

this is harder than expected. But I think specific mark procedures for NATIVE_ARRAY_COLLECTORs is the way to go. In this case we can allocate the native array storage as atomic and explicitly mark what we want...

Raphael Mack <ramack>
Project Administrator
Sat 24 Jan 2015 10:59:08 PM UTC, original submission:  

currently teh BDW GC uses the capacity attribute to HIDE all pointers in native arrays and mark_item reveals the real pointers again. Replace that by allocation of native arrays with GC_MALOC_ATOMIC and a call of GC_MARK_AND_PUSH for mark_item.

Raphael Mack <ramack>
Project Administrator


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-09-14 ramack Planned Releasecurtiss dennis
    2016-04-16 ramack Should be Finished on2016-03-19 2016-09-19
    2016-03-15 ramack Planned Releasebell curtiss
    2016-02-21 ramack Should be Finished on2016-01-19 2016-03-19
    2016-01-02 ramack Should be Finished on2015-02-13 2016-01-19
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