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Re: Dynamic modules: emacs-module.c and signaling errors

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Dynamic modules: emacs-module.c and signaling errors
Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:34:05 -0800
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On 11/25/2015 09:30 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
Maybe I misunderstand the issue, but AFAICS any Lisp data that is
allocated by emacs-module.c on behalf of modules already goes through
xmalloc, so what exactly are the remaining problems?

I think Daniel is worried that module code will call xmalloc, and then do more work that signals an Elisp error or throws a C++ exception, and the module will then leak the xmalloced memory. There may be other concerns like that too, but I'm not sure what they are.

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