11 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 LispWorks Reference Manual .

11.1 Introduction

11.2 Generations and segments

11.3 Memory Management in 32-bit LispWorks

11.4 Memory Management in 64-bit LispWorks

11.5 Common Memory Management Features

11.6 Assisting the Garbage Collector

LispWorks User Guide - 11 Mar 2008