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Re: [Chicken-users] assigning scheme object to foreign pointer

From: Thomas Chust
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] assigning scheme object to foreign pointer
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 01:26:29 +0100
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On 2013-12-16 00:59, pluijzer wrote:
> [...]
> I am using a C-library that lets you assign user data to objects via a void 
> pointer.
> I would like to assign a scheme object to this pointer, but as I understand I 
> cannot use
> 'object->pointer' for this, as the garbage collector might move the object.
> [...]


check out CHICKEN_new_gc_root and friends [1]. These functions can be
used to manage mutable cells that can hold references to Scheme objects
and are taken into account by the garbage collector.



When C++ is your hammer, every problem looks like your thumb.

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