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RE: [aspectj-dev] Cflow context exposure and hard references

Wes Isberg wrote:
> Hi Eric -
> 
> You're suggesting that an executing object (target) in the current
> stack would be garbage collected? 
> 
> I'm not sure a reference obtained via this, target, or args would
> ever be garbage collected absent cflow.  (I believe the operand stack
> is the same even when arguments are unused, but couldn't find
> anything on point.)   

That's a valid point. I would hardly make sense to have those objects GCed.
However, I could not find anything that would explicitly describe this
behaviour.

Eric

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Eric Bodden
Chair I2 for Programming Languages and Program Analysis
RWTH Aachen University