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Re: Export scm_i_with_continuation_barrier?

From: Doug Evans
Subject: Re: Export scm_i_with_continuation_barrier?
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2014 22:28:51 -0800

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 2:42 PM, Mark H Weaver <address@hidden> wrote:
> Doug Evans <address@hidden> writes:
>> What I want is all the functionality of scm_c_catch and all the
>> functionality of scm_c_with_continuation_barrier ... which is exactly
>> what scm_i_with_continuation_barrier is.
>> So ... any chance in exporting scm_i_with_continuation_barrier?
>> [renamed of course :-)]
>> How about scm_c_catch_with_continuation_barrier?
> FWIW, I think this is a fine idea.  I haven't looked closely enough to
> have an opinion about the name, but I'll leave that for others to hash
> out, or your best judgment if no one else chimes in.
> One thing: if we export it, we should also document it.
> Would you like to prepare a patch for stable-2.0?

I was going to send this earlier, but better late than never.
I looked into implementing this and then I discovered why I'm not
currently using scm_c_with_continuation_barrier:
scm_with_guile already calls it.

So for my current purposes I don't need an exported
I still think it's a reasonable thing to do, but the need isn't pressing.

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