I first asked this on SO <https://stackoverflow.com/questions/48729784/does-racket-offer-anything-for-implementing-a-language-with-its-own-gc-that-coul> and got the advice to ask here on the mailing list. Compared to when I asked I do know how malloc is implemented now, but since it is a pile of hacks I am going to have to make the thing I had in mind previously. It is disappointing. I'd hoped it would be something I could not have come up on my own because nothing I've come up feels like a solution.
Setting that aside, would it be possible to do what I asked in the title for a language like Spiral <https://github.com/mrakgr/The-Spiral-Language>? Even if it were possible I am not saying I'd defect to right away - the kind of nets I want to make for my ML library are not so complex that they would require full GC, but I might consider it in the future when the demands they start placing on me grow bigger and there will be new chip architectures that would require me to break up with Cuda. Probably I could implement GC for GPU memory on top of the language even now, but it would be complicated and slow, so I'd rather avoid it unless it were absolutely necessary. Also while GC is most important to me personally, maybe Racket could offer me other things like IDE integration for the language and the ability to compile the prepasses into a module without me having to make my own bytecode? I am guessing in Racket that would be something like a partial macro expansion? -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.