Re: [Gc] Segfault 11

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


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.


24 09 2011, 17:43 Andrew Pennebaker <andrew.pennebaker at>:
> 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

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