[MUD-Dev] Looking for books...

clawrenc at cup.hp.com clawrenc at cup.hp.com
Tue Aug 26 16:04:21 New Zealand Standard Time 1997


In <33FA0E77.65817D08 at darklock.com>, on 08/19/97 
   at 08:51 PM, Caliban Tiresias Darklock <caliban at darklock.com> said:

>Greg Munt wrote:

>>    Memory management (perhaps)

>Memory management is simple. Ask for it when you need it; make sure
>you have it before you use it; return it when you're done; and don't
>try to use it after it's been returned. Easy. That's pretty much it.

More interesting are techniques of heap management, heap reuse, heap
compaction, garbage collection, etc.  These can be very non-trivial. 
The dragon book (if I recall) and OS design books seem to offer the
best value here.

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