[racket] writing garbage collector in racket/scheme?

From: Joe Marshall (jmarshall at alum.mit.edu)
Date: Fri Oct 8 15:41:38 EDT 2010

On Fri, Oct 8, 2010 at 11:49 AM, YC <yinso.chen at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all -
> I have a rather curious question - is it possible to write a garbage
> collector in a pointerless language such as racket/scheme?

It is possible if the system provides a good API to the underlying
memory architecture.  The Scheme standard does not specify or
require such a thing, so there is no portable way to hook into the
garbage collector.


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