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    [project @ 1999-01-13 17:25:37 by simonm] · 4391e44f
    Simon Marlow authored
    Added a generational garbage collector.
    The collector is reliable but fairly untuned as yet.  It works with an
    arbitrary number of generations: use +RTS -G<gens> to change the
    number of generations used (default 2).
    Stats: +RTS -Sstderr is quite useful, but to really see what's going
    on compile the RTS with -DDEBUG and use +RTS -D32.
    ARR_PTRS removed - it wasn't used anywhere.
    Sanity checking improved:
    	- free blocks are now spammed when sanity checking is turned on
    	- a check for leaking blocks is performed after each GC.