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

From: Vijay Marupudi
Subject: Re: Request to add *-resize! functions for contiguous mutable data structures.
Date: Mon, 9 Aug 2021 13:35:14 -0500
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That does help with the freeing requirement, thank you Maxime!

The request for this feature, if possible, still stands, because of
ergonomic reasons, and also I want to store Scheme strings in a vector
that can be resized.

Until then, I will make do with this and the make-vector/vector-copy

~ Vijay

On 8/9/21 1:24 PM, Maxime Devos wrote:
> 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 <>.
> Greetings,
> Maxme.

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