Heap based mutable arrays?

Sean Hinde <>
Thu May 3 18:54:32 CEST 2001


> Sean Hinde wrote:
> >
> > We hear that supporting automatically mutable 
> > tuples is not possible due to
> > the nature of the current garbage collector -
> > in R8 there is an optimisation
> > for multiple updates in one go within a record
> > but it still gets copied.
> 
> Where is this information about R8 coming from :)

I based this on an e-mail sent to the mailing list

http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200010/msg00112.html

> I'm curious to know what's planned.

Me too :)

Sean



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