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Re: Changes to HACKING

From: Mikael Djurfeldt
Subject: Re: Changes to HACKING
Date: 28 Dec 2000 16:23:18 +0100
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Dirk Herrmann <address@hidden> writes:

> The updated text in HACKING still talks of warnings about variables being
> clobbered by longjmp/vfork in eval.c.  However, these warnings are no
> longer issued when compiling eval.c, but rather when compiling
> continuations.c.
> Moreover, this warning can be fixed by simply declaring the variable cont
> in scm_make_continuation as volatile.  As this code is no longer part of
> the evaluator, it shouldn't be a big performance hit any more.  Therefore,
> we could get rid of that section in HACKING completely.

Good ideas!


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