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Re: managing external memory

From: Tom Schouten
Subject: Re: managing external memory
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 21:00:51 +0200 (CEST)

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004, Kevin Ryde wrote:

> Tom Schouten <address@hidden> writes:
> >
> > obviously i'm doing something terribly wrong, so i wondered if there is a
> > way to tell the gc how much 'external memory' a smob refers to, without
> > changing the way the memory allocation in libpdp works.
> In 1.6, scm_done_malloc and scm_done_free can tell the gc how much is
> in use.  Those funcs don't actually do any malloc or free, they just
> let the gc keep score of how much is in use.  When it gets above a
> threshold a gc is run to try to reduce.

that worked like a charm! thanks.

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