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From: Tom Lord <lord@xxxxxxx> Subject: Re: Comparing Pika-syle and JNI-style Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 17:59:10 -0800 (PST) > Given the scheme_value, I read the address of the malloced (or inline) > string and operate on that. At this point the scheme_value, if I'm > not otherwise using it, is a dead variable as far as C is concerned. > Should the scheme value be collected while I'm working on the string, > the string data will be freed out from under me. As Per noted, Boehm GC avoids this if configured with "interior pointer" flag. --shiro