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Re: [PATCH] Configure GMP to use GC allocation functions, remove bignum
Re: [PATCH] Configure GMP to use GC allocation functions, remove bignum finalizers
Sat, 03 Dec 2011 11:57:31 +0100
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.3 (gnu/linux)
On Fri 02 Dec 2011 23:17, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:
>> For that reason I defaulted scm_install_gmp_memory_functions to 1.
>>> Could you make it SCM_INTERNAL instead of SCM_API?
>> Sure, but you don't want to allow users to set it?
> I’d say no, because that will fail gracelessly if it gets set or cleared
> in the middle of a run, won’t it?
To use it, you have to set it before scm_init_numbers() runs, as that is
the only place it is checked. So it should be OK. We could define a
more procedural interface, if that's useful, but I punted.