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From: Vijay Chakravarthy <vchakravarthy@v...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Garbage collection and threads.
Hi David,

If I'm not mistaken, there is a zlib binding in the mlswf library published
to the list a month ago.
It would be nice to have a standalone zlib binding as well, helps with
things like pdf parsing etc.

Vijay

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Brown" <caml-list@davidb.org>
To: <caml-list@inria.fr>
Sent: Monday, April 02, 2001 12:46 PM
Subject: [Caml-list] Garbage collection and threads.


> I'm writing some bindings to zlib (compression library) and was wondering
> how the garbage collector would work with threading.
>
> The zlib library needs two buffers, one to get data from, and one to put
> data in.  Is it safe to pass the result of String_val(x) into a C routine?
> If I have threads running, could the garbage collector run while my C
> routine is running?
>
> Thanks,
> Dave Brown
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