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[Caml-list] Garbage Again
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Date: 2002-01-03 (15:42)
From: warplayer@f...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Garbage Again
> > It crashed again....
> Too bad.  Are you really expecting the 500+ subscribers of this list
> to debug your code?  Hint: there are at least two fencepost
> (off-by-one) problems in the code snippet you posted.

But it's not like I was newbie asking for help each time it comes. In fact, I
have read many many times the full Interfacing C with OCaml documentation pages
to try to figure out what's going wrong. And spend many many ( too much ) hours
debugging. But sometimes you have to say "stop", because YES I'm having trouble
with GC and YES I'm looking for debug help on the list. Am I that stupid ?

I think that kind of GC problems can't be resolved without a solid knowledge of
the GC, especially when the existing support for interfacing with C is only few
doc pages, sometimes foggy (especially concerning globals and how to store value
from ocaml in C).

If one day I manage to understand all theses concepts, perhaps then writing a
full tutorial explaining all C/OCaml interfacing cases will be a good thing for
the OCaml community, and then this list will perhaps have more than 500
subsribers, don't you think ?

About theses fenceposts, I would be glad to have your holy flame lighning my
dark way.

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