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Re: Is my procedure getting GCed?

From: Dirk Herrmann
Subject: Re: Is my procedure getting GCed?
Date: Tue, 15 May 2001 11:49:20 +0200 (MEST)

On Tue, 15 May 2001, Dirk Herrmann wrote:

> On 15 May 2001, Marius Vollmer wrote:
> > Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden> writes:
> > 
> > > I don't know about how this works with shared libraries, though:
> > > What happens if you unlink a shared lib, but still have pointers
> > > into global variables belonging to that lib?
> > [some horror scenario deleted :-)]
> > Err, well, it wont work.  But we already have the same situation with
> > primitive functions supplied from shared libraries.  I think we can
> > solve this problem, but its low on my list.
> I guess we may take this as a supporting voice for the "We should have a
> way to add roots for gc" idea, right?

BTW, roots for gc would also allow us to get rid of the scm_sys_protects
array and thus allow to put the corresponding definitions at the places
where they belong.

Best regards,
Dirk Herrmann

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