[Fwd: Re: [Ecls-list] gc problem]

Juan Jose Garcia Ripoll worm at arrakis.es
Thu Jul 8 02:51:20 UTC 2004

Michael O'Connor wrote:

> Is there an equivalent function to ecl_register_root()
> that un-registers a C variable (once the program's
> finished with it), and allows the garbage collector to
> reclaim it?
Not yet. The problem is that the Boehm-Weiser gc. does not allow it, and 
thus, we have to keep our own pool of roots and set up a hook that scans 
them at gc time. I will take note of it.



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