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Date: 2006-03-13 (16:39)
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 have already tried to be GC-friendly, and use the "standard" way to do
> things.

Well, you shouldn't expect the GC to become more friendly towards you when
you become less friendly towards the GC ;-)

For example the following function also works using a 32-bit
> chroot, but also fails with the 64-bit compiler. The question is : why
> does it fail with the 64-bit compiler?

Obviously because of a bug: the allocation functions return negative values
on 64-bit machines.  You should submit a bug report here:


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