Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of Commentary/Rts/Storage/HeapObjects


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Mar 31, 2007 6:08:20 AM (7 years ago)
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AudreyTang
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    44 The most important part of the header is the ''info pointer'', which points to the info table for the closure.  In the default build, this is all the header contains, so a header is normally just one word.  In other builds, the header may contain extra information: eg. in a profilnig build it also contains information about who built the closure. 
     44The most important part of the header is the ''info pointer'', which points to the info table for the closure.  In the default build, this is all the header contains, so a header is normally just one word.  In other builds, the header may contain extra information: eg. in a profiling build it also contains information about who built the closure. 
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    4646Most of the runtime is insensitive to the size of {{{StgHeader}}};