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Re: variable.h question

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: variable.h question
Date: Mon, 02 May 2005 14:07:48 -0700
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Jason Stover <address@hidden> writes:

> Are there any procedures which allocate a struct
> variable *, manipulate that variable *, then don't free
> that variable *, leaving the data structure available for
> procedures called later? Is there a garbage collector?

Variables are never created in isolation but only as part of a
dictionary.  Thus, they will be destroyed when the dictionary is
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