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Re: [Chicken-users] a memory issue; mildly scaring to me

From: Peter Bex
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] a memory issue; mildly scaring to me
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 13:58:02 +0200
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On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 12:36:23PM +0200, Jörg F. Wittenberger wrote:
> I'm still kinda lost.
> Is there any documentation I could read to understand a little more of 
> irregex code? The source says it should run on any Scheme; just not how. 
> ;-)

The *portable* and upstream version of irregex is at
The in-tree version we have for Chicken is hacked up for performance,
so it is no longer portable.

I think this is probably a huge red herring; the equal? code you
mentioned does seem to have an off-by-one error.  Have you tried just
returning true instead of the assignments and "goto loop;" at the end?

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