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From: Christophe Raffalli <Christophe.Raffalli@u...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] GC and file descriptors
Damien Doligez wrote:
>>     Garbage collecting the subprocesses and file descriptors would 
>> make this a bit more straightforward.
> 
> 
> The problem with this approach is that the "close" and "wait"
> system calls have side effects.  I don't like the idea of a GC
> that has side effects other than the memory size of the program
> (and finalisation functions, of course).

Why ? Could you elaborate ?


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