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Re: Scheme style auto-resizing hashtable (fwd)
On Thu, 19 Nov 1998, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > Yes it's safer, but when will it collect? Do you really think it's going
> > to start collection in the middle of a "list->hash-table" operation?
> It certainly can. I even think Guile's GC will interrupt long running
> C operations that manipulate Scheme data.
but it can't possibly start GC'ing parts of the list; how could it
possibly know which parts of the list are no longer needed?
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