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Re: scm_remember

From: Dirk Herrmann
Subject: Re: scm_remember
Date: Fri, 17 Nov 2000 12:55:29 +0100 (MET)

On 4 Nov 2000, Marius Vollmer wrote:

> Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden> writes:
> > The purpose of scm_remember is: "Make sure the value lives up to
> > exactly this point.  I don't care what happens after this point."
> Have you verified that scm_remember is actually used this way?  Maybe
> it is used like you descibe in your other message, at the top of a
> function to keep the compiler from messing with a stack slot becaue it
> can not know what is being done with the pointer passed to
> scm_remember.

Well, the usage varied a little, but I have already 'fixed' (according to
my interpretation) the places where it was used differently.  I also
replaced some calls to scm_protect/unprotect by appropriate uses of
scm_remember (should bring a little performance improvement).

Best regards

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