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Re: scm_to_pointer vs scm->pointer

From: Andy Wingo
Subject: Re: scm_to_pointer vs scm->pointer
Date: Wed, 04 Jul 2012 17:35:05 +0200
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On Tue 03 Jul 2012 23:47, address@hidden (Ludovic Courtès) writes:

>> This should be fixed.  Otherwise it's impossible to document in any
>> sane fashion.
>> Suggestion: change scm_to_pointer to SCM_POINTER_VALUE.  WDYT?
> I’m happy with this change.  Mark?
> (Back then, I was skeptical about the usefulness of the C pointer API.
> I have since used ‘SCM_POINTER_VALUE’ and ‘scm_from_pointer’ in
> Guile-GCC, which uses a mixed dynamic/static FFI, and for good reasons.)

On second thought, let's leave it in.  It is terribly confusing, but
alternatives are worse.


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