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Re: Request to add *-resize! functions for contiguous mutable data struc

From: Maxime Devos
Subject: Re: Request to add *-resize! functions for contiguous mutable data structures.
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2021 20:24:07 +0200
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Vijay Marupudi schreef op zo 08-08-2021 om 23:02 [-0500]:
> Thank you for your responses Taylan and Maxime!
> My initial reaction to the concern about multithreaded code is similar
> to Taylan. I'm not sure if Guile has multithreading concepts built into
> the compiler. If so, one can only check the length again after a mutex.
> Appreciate the malloc, realloc, and free FFI solution. Ideally I
> wouldn't have to do that, but it does work. I have to manually free it
> though.

You can avoid explicit free by using GC_MALLOC_ATOMIC and GC_REALLOC from
bdw-gc (the C library Guile uses for garbage collection) instead of malloc
and realloc, see <>.


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