[LLVMdev] How start with LLVM garbage collector?

Pedro Ferreira Pedro.Ferreira at imgtec.com
Mon Aug 23 01:31:05 PDT 2010

Afaik, llvm does not have a garbage collector of its own, you simply
link in a garbage collector that will hook into the "llvm_gc_*" function
calls. LDC uses Tango's garbage collection by linking malloc's and the
sorts to Tango's GC subsystem.

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> LLVM has GC possibility (llvm_gc_allocate). What compiler 
> uses it? I try ldc D compiler but it not uses LLVM garbage 
> collection but own in Tango library.
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