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Re: Dynamic loading progress

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Dynamic loading progress
Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 18:17:08 +0300

> From: Stephen Leake <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 14 Sep 2015 09:36:10 -0500
> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Yes, but the whole point of the module system is to access non-Emacs
> >> libraries,
> >
> > But the issue only comes up once these non-Emacs libraries call back to
> > Emacs functions (i.e. step 5 in my example).  So only those calls need
> > to be protected somehow from non-local exits.
> I think Daniel's point is that most module developers will not be aware
> of this issue, and will be totally lost when it occurs.

And Stefan's point is that such an occurrence is highly improbable, to
say the least.

> In addition, how many libraries document whether they are "longjmp
> safe"?

If the longjmp never happens, this is irrelevant.

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