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From: Damien Bobillot <damien.bobillot@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Unsafe features

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Le 2 sept. 05 =E0 14:02, Florian Weimer a =E9crit :

> Has Ocaml any unsafe features?  With "unsafe", I mean constructs
> which, when (ab)used in certain ways, make further reasoning about the
> behavior of the program impossible (and neither the compiler nor the
> run-time system provides a diagnosis).  Examples in other languages
> are out-of-bounds array access, null pointer dereference, integer
> arithmetic overflow, premature deallocation of heap objects, wrong
> type declarations -- you get the idea.
>
> The C language interface falls into this category.  Are there any
> other problematic areas?

The Obj.magic function. I don't know exactly what it does, but I =20
think it does arbitrary type conversions.

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Damien alias Schmurtz
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