Re: [Gc] Segfault 11

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at mail.ru
Mon Sep 26 00:46:57 PDT 2011


Hi,

The idea looks good to me. Seems it wouldn't hurt backward compatibility.

Could someone else express the opinion? Hans?

PS. The message should look a bit different telling that portable clients should do it.

Regards.

24 09 2011, 17:43 Andrew Pennebaker <andrew.pennebaker at gmail.com>:
> I had a segfault deep in my code, and for the life of me I couldn't track
> down the bug. It turned out I forgot to run GC_INIT() before calling
> GC_MALLOC(). Please print a warning when this happens, for the benefit of
> newbies like me. Something like:
> 
> Error: Run GC_INIT() first.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Andrew Pennebaker
> www.yellosoft.us



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