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Boehm-Demers-Weiser Conservative Garbage Collector

The Boehm-Demers-Weiser conservative garbage collector can be used as a garbage collecting replacement for C malloc or C++ new. It is also used by a number of programming language implementations that use C as intermediate code. Alternatively, it may be used as a leak detector for C or C++ programs. A slightly older version of the garbage collector is also included as part of the GNU compiler (gcc) distribution.

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Release Notes: Many improvements and bug fixes were made.

  •  22 Jun 2013 14:37

Release Notes: Several minor bugs were fixed.

  •  26 Jun 2012 15:12

Release Notes: The results of GC_MALLOC_ATOMIC, GC_get_maps, and GC_scratch_alloc are now properly checked, avoiding segmentation faults. Several private symbols have been made externally visible to aid third party software which unfortunately relies on them. Minor NetBSD issues have been resolved.

  •  25 May 2012 21:57

Release Notes: An incorrect assertion in multi-threaded mode was fixed.

Release Notes: This release adds many enhancements and fixes.

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