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Re: Calling Scheme from C and Garbage Collection

> writes:
>> I don't think it's too slow if you just want to do unit testing of a
>>  of
>> new functions, satisfy yourself, and then switch it off again.
>Why don't you try it?  Add an unconditional call to gc to SCM_NEWCELL,
compile, and >fire it up.

Ideally, you would turn it on in your scheme test harnass just prior to
calling the C functions you want to call, to avoid the startup overhead.
The overhead would be the time taken to do a full gc multiplied by the
number of objects allocated by the C function being tested in your test