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From: Markus Mottl <markus.mottl@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Allocating caml lists from C : possible bug on amd64
On 3/13/06, "Sayan (Sébastien Li-Thiao-Té)" <sayan@crans.org> wrote:
>
> I am trying to learn how to allocate a list in C and pass the result to
> Caml on an opteron Debian box. Here is the function that I use :


Your function does not protect "str" from being reclaimed by the GC (which
can happen in "caml_alloc_small"), and you should use the Field-macro only
to overwrite the contents of the cons-block in this particular case, because
you had used "caml_alloc_small" as allocation function, and there was no
intermediate allocation.

Regards,
Markus

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