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Re: [PATCH] reducing uninitialized memory warnings

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: [PATCH] reducing uninitialized memory warnings
Date: 04 Oct 2002 00:23:40 +0200
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Neil Jerram <address@hidden> writes:

>     Marius> Since this reduction is so small, I'm inclined not to
>     Marius> apply your patch.  What do others say?
> Do the warnings indicate real problems, or are they false positives?
> If real, we should fix them; if false, we shouldn't, because the fix
> will generally impact performance, and instead we should send a report
> to valgrind.

The way I understand it, they are false positives.  The warnings come
when Guile is conservatively marking pointers in a region that hasn't
been fully initialized.

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