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Re: GC missed reference on Windows

From: Rob Browning
Subject: Re: GC missed reference on Windows
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2004 11:58:42 -0500
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Running Guile 1.6.4 within Valgrind [1] actually shows quite a lot
> of suspicious things, most notably use of uninitialized values or
> conditional jumps that depend on uninitialized values in the GC code
> (eg. in `scm_gc_mark ()' IIRC).  I haven't tried to dig into this so
> far due to lack of time and I don't have Valgrind right here so I
> can't give you more details.  Did anyone try that before?

I think so.  Guile does some unusual things with memory (as compared
to other programs), so valgrind may or may not be reporting real bugs.
Here's an earlier thread on the same topic:

Rob Browning
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