Bug 27106 - Better debug helpers for finalization
Summary: Better debug helpers for finalization
Alias: None
Product: Runtime
Classification: Mono
Component: GC ()
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All All
: --- normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Alexander Kyte
Depends on:
Reported: 2015-02-16 13:15 UTC by Rodrigo Kumpera
Modified: 2015-03-24 10:58 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:

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Description Rodrigo Kumpera 2015-02-16 13:15:57 UTC
Right now the only options is to set GC_DONT_GC but it only works on boehm and all it does is disable finalization (by disabling GC as a whole).

Quite a few bugs dealing with bad finalization would have been easier if we had better finalization debug helpers.

We need a MONO_GC_DEBUG option that disables finalization on all collectors.
We need an option (MONO_GC_DEBUG and/or MONO_LOG_MASK?) that makes finalization verbose, printing details of the objects been finalized.