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We report on a machine-checked verification of safety for a stateof-the-art, on-the-fly, concurrent, mark-sweep garbage collector that is designed for multi-core architectures with weak memory consistency. The proof explicitly incorporates the relaxed memory semantics of x86 multiprocessors. To our knowledge, this is the first fully machine-checked proof of safety for such a garbage collector. We couch the proof in a framework that system implementers will find appealing, with the fundamentaldoi:10.1145/2737924.2738006 dblp:conf/pldi/GammieHE15 fatcat:q2z6nochuvg2te6wgauo2zkoge