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Re: set-thread-vm!

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: set-thread-vm!
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2010 22:22:59 +0200
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Andy Wingo <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sat 25 Sep 2010 23:49, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>> Andy Wingo <address@hidden> writes:
>>> What's the purpose of set-thread-vm! ?
>> See commit 639b2eb7107b26207d13bb8acb4c1d38d7dba3bd : it is used to work
>> around that fact that ‘scm_call_N’ uses whatever ‘scm_the_vm’ returns,
>> which may be different from the calling VM.
>> Perhaps that would be better solved by having ‘the-vm’ be a real fluid,
>> though.
>> Thoughts?
> I removed these accessors, because they're not really threadsafe, and
> they don't work in the way you expect. We should probably also exclude
> multiple threads from using the same VM.
> Anyway now there is call-with-vm, which I believe does what you want it
> to do. Does that work for you?

Yes, perfect!

(And it even does more, which looks nice.  :-))


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