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Re: tasks call-with-output-string segv

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: tasks call-with-output-string segv
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2003 21:45:50 -0500
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Kevin Ryde <address@hidden> writes:

> I added to the todo list under 1.6 from what Nic Ferrier reported on
> guile-user,
>   - call-with-output-string seg faults if its port is closed, eg.
>        (call-with-output-string close-port)
>     What should happen?  Should this be an error, or should it be
>     possible to get the string out of a closed string port?
>     [Same situation in the cvs head.]
> I don't know what call-with-output-string ought to do in this case,
> but a segv is certainly not it :-).

Offhand, I'd guess some kind of exception would be in order.

Rob Browning
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