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Conservative garbage collection often does not require any special support

6565 from either the language or the compiler: it can handle non-type-safe
6666 programming languages (such as C/C++) and does not require any special
67 information from the compiler. The [LINK] Boehm collector is an example of a
68 state-of-the-art conservative collector.

67 information from the compiler. The
68 Boehm collector is
69 an example of a state-of-the-art conservative collector.


Accurate garbage collection requires the ability to identify all pointers in

7172 the program at run-time (which requires that the source-language be type-safe in