[m-dev.] mainline regression: io.buffer vs ISO C

Peter Ross pro at missioncriticalit.com
Sun Jan 5 05:01:49 AEDT 2003

On Thu, Dec 26, 2002 at 10:48:27PM +1100, Fergus Henderson wrote:
> That changes the semantics -- for non-GC grades, this will allocate on
> the C heap rather than the Mercury heap, with the result being that the
> memory will not get reclaimed on backtracking.  This is bad.
> Also, for GC grades, it doesn't mark the block as atomic, which it
> definitely should.
> Could you please fix that?
I will fix it when I get a chance.  Now I need to work on some other
miscrit stuff and I may not get back to Mercury until February.
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