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10. Garbage Collection - Sweep and Compact

Konrad Kokosa1 
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Warsaw, Poland
 

This last chapter regarding the GC details is the smallest one. Although it describes such crucial GC phases as Sweep or Compact, we already noticed how much is done to this point in the previous phases. After the decision made in the Plan phase (described in the previous chapter), now GC proceeds with one of the steps described here.

Please keep in mind, however, that while most of the calculations are already done at this stage, from a performance overhead perspective, Sweep or Compact phases are still the most contributing - it is the cost of accessing memory while ...

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