[racket] DrRacket never uses more than 1 GB?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Jul 13 15:31:58 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 2:05 PM, Greg Hendershott
<greghendershott at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey wait a second. Aren't Racket pointers a couple bits less than 32?
> Like, say, 30 bits?  And that's 1 GB address space?   Q.E.D. ... ?

Racket uses the "odd" pointers to represent small integers, but I
don't think that matters much here, since those pointers aren't
generally useful (as a pointer incrementing by one (when viewed as an
integer) moves to the next byte, not the next word).


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