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From: David McClain <dmcclain1@m...>
Subject: [Caml-list] Bus errors and 3.08
... as for the Bus Errors generated in migrating up to 3.08, it seems that
(my fault really) the new failwith() primitive can trigger a GC cycle
whereas it did not in 3.07 and earlier.

I was playing (too!) fast and loose with the C interfacing guidelines and
did not declare the input value arguments in camlParam macros at the start
of my routines, except where I anticipated allocating fresh OCaml objects in
the C heap. That's now a no-no... at least on the Windows version of 3.08. I
have yet to go back and clean up my code for another try in Mac OS X.

Shame on me!

David McClain
Senior Corporate Scientist
Avisere, Inc.

+1.520.390.7738 (USA)
david.mcclain@avisere.com



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