LispWorks User Guide and Reference Manual


10 Storage Management

This chapter introduces some basic ideas of storage management, and then discusses the LispWorks storage management system in more detail. The chapter also introduces the functions and macros needed to control storage management. Full details of all the symbols mentioned here are given in The HCL Package and The SYSTEM Package.

10.1 Introduction

10.2 Generations and segments

10.3 Memory Management in 32-bit LispWorks

10.4 Memory Management in 64-bit LispWorks

10.5 Common Memory Management Features

10.6 Assisting the Garbage Collector

LispWorks User Guide and Reference Manual - 22 Dec 2009