review request (Mx2) 4396719 & 6867958 mark sweep stack overflow

John Coomes John.Coomes at
Mon Aug 3 12:49:50 PDT 2009

This is two requests in one, which may be :-) or :-( depending on your

The first is for work done by Peter Kessler before he moved to another

I've simply kept this work up to date and done some additional
testing.  I reviewed his original changes, so one additional reviewer
would be nice.

The second is a follow-on change, which reduces the performance impact
of 4396719 slightly:

It's medium only because it touches many files; the change is very


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