ForeignDependencies: The Semantics
alastair at reid-consulting-uk.ltd.uk
Wed Oct 23 08:42:50 EDT 2002
John, thanks for the case analysis - that made it much clearer what
ForeignDependencies are (and are not).
All sounds good.
> For Hugs & NHC, it would probably suffice to keep a list of
> dependencies in the ForeignPtr. After GC, you have to repeatedly
> traverse the live ForeignPtrs making each of the dependencies live,
> until you can make no more ForeignPtrs live, then finalize the dead
Yup, there's lots of code like that in Hugs already so it should be
easy enough to add.
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