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Re: [Chicken-users] Returning a scheme object inside another

From: felix winkelmann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Returning a scheme object inside another
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2005 13:40:24 +0100

On 11/23/05, Thomas Chust <address@hidden> wrote:
> By the way, could someone perhaps explain me what exactly C_mutate does?
> I played around with it a little and found that I have apparently totally
> misunderstood the documentation -- I thought that it would cause stack
> allocated objects to be copied into heap when the mutated slot was in the
> heap itself.

It does so, but lazily - it schedules this slot to be marked at the next minor
garbage collection.


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