5.3.1 The Dynamic Garbage Collector
The following functions enable and disable dynamic garbage collection:
gc-off gc-onThe function
gc-offdisables dynamic garbage collection. When dynamic garbage collection is disabled, Lisp records the remaining amount of free storage. Each time 50 percent of the remaining space has been consumed, the Dynamic Garbage Collector asks whether you want to reconsider and enable it. To turn off this periodic querying, specify a non-
nilvalue for the optional no-reconsideration argument to
gc-on enables dynamic garbage collection. Note that you must explicitly enable garbage collection if Lisp has turned off garbage collection in an attempt to create more storage space during a computation.
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