An updated version of gc has been packaged for VL 5.9.
Package Size: 258K
Installed Size: 980K
gc: gc (garbage collector for C and C++)
gc: The Boehm-Demers-Weiser conservative garbage collector can be used
gc: as a garbage collecting replacement for C malloc or C++ new. It allows
gc: you to allocate memory basically as you normally would, without
gc: explicitly deallocating memory that is no longer useful. The collector
gc: automatically recycles memory when it determines that it can no longer
gc: be otherwise accessed.
gc: License: See README.QUICK file
gc: Authors: Hans-J. Boehm, Alan J. Demers
gc: Website: http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Hans_Boehm/gc/
After testing this package, please take a moment and come back to this thread to let us know how it works for you.