[Vm-dev] VM Maker Inbox: VMMaker-dtl.401.mcz

K K Subbu kksubbu.ml at gmail.com
Sat May 4 17:23:04 UTC 2019

On 04/05/19 1:23 PM, commits at source.squeak.org wrote:
> + 	"compact memory and compute the size of the memory actually in use"
> + 	objectMemory incrementalGC.
> +
> + 	"maximimize space for forwarding table"
> + 	objectMemory fullGC.
> + 	self snapshotCleanUp.

why call fullGC immediately after incrementalGC but before 
snapshotCleanup? cleanup may create fresh garbage, so should fullGC be 
done post cleanup?

> + 	^objectMemory getFreeBlock - objectMemory startOfMemory. "Assume all objects are below the start of the free block"
Wouldn't this expression be better off as a method in ClassicObjectMemory?

	^self getFreeBlock - self startOfMemory

Regards .. Subbu

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