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Date: 2005-02-03 (11:23)
From: ronniec95@l...
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] GC with C issues
On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 12:16:43PM +0100, Olivier Andrieu wrote:
>  > I can't see what I'm doing wrong in the allocation? I expect this
>  > to leak because I'm not freeing the allocated 'someObject' but I
>  > don't expect it to segfault though?
> When you use CAMLparam in a function you have to exit it with
> CAMLreturn (or CAMLreturn0).
> Do not use Store_field on your block: it's an Abstract block, not
> traced by the GC, use the Field macro directly :
>  Field (retVal, 0) = (value) x;

Hmm... I thought I was only supposed to do that when using
alloc_small/alloc_shr interface? However using your method does work in
this small example though I'm worried about if something unexpected will
happen in more 'real-life' code...


> -- 
>    Olivier