Memory management in C++
Submitted By: waheed ghumman
This term paper aims to illustrate the memory management in C++ with the detailed study of problems of memory management and ways to handle them properly. To provide a better view figures are used where needed. For the new reader of memory management a brief introduction is give, which introduces with memory management, it’s need and its important terminologies. Then problems of memory management are discussed. In the next section different techniques used in memory management are described with its methods commonly used like sequential and non-sequential techniques to handle memory. Then the next section briefly describes the Garbage Collection, which include mark and sweep, space reclamation, compaction, copy method and incremental garbage collection is discussed. In the end a brief history is given about memory management.
Posted on Monday, January 31, 2005
provides fairly a general view for, specifically, garbage collection but lack of metion of reference counting
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