Subject: Re: ACL and low-level GC From: Erik Naggum <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: 1998/12/18 Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp Message-ID: <email@example.com> * David Bakhash <firstname.lastname@example.org> | On the other hand, you figure that every time Lisp does a global GC, it's | gotta go through all that memory again. this is a false assumption. | I wonder the following: | | can Lisp be told to free memory back to the OS? yes. if you use 4.3 under Linux, the manuals came in PDF format. the chapter on garbage collection is really very good, and a lot better source of information than any rehashed understanding anyone might provide here. #:Erik -- Attention, Republican members of the House Judiciary Committee! We have intercepted a coded transmission from Bill Clinton to Saddam Hussein that puts your life in jeopardy. Clinton is prepared to cease fire if all of you are killed by Iraqi terrorists, whom he won't prosecute. Be warned!