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Contains a registry for GC factories.
GCFactory= GC function();
- A factory function that instantiates an implementation of the GC interface. In case the instance was allocated on the C heap, it is supposed to free itself upon calling it's destructor.The factory should print an error and abort the program if it cannot successfully initialize the GC instance.
- nothrow @nogc void
- Register a GC factory under the given
name. This function must be called from a C constructor before druntime is initialized.To use the registered GC, it's name must be specified gcopt runtime option, e.g. by passing , --DRT-gcopt=gc:my_gc_name as application argument.Parameters:
name of the GC implementation; should be unique GCFactory
function to instantiate the implementation
Note The registry does not perform synchronization, as registration is assumed to be executed serially, as is the case for C constructors.See Also:
- Called during runtime initialization to initialize a GC instance of given
name of the GC to instantiateReturns:The created GC instance or null if no factory for that name was registered