[mercury-users] map and c_pointer

Michael Day mikeday at bigpond.net.au
Thu Apr 11 19:30:17 AEST 2002

> Why? Unification and comparison of c_pointers is handled by address
> comparison, so map(foo, string) would also work. The Mercury code
> won't even care whether the pointers are valid. You have to really
> be trying to get a segfault in Mercury.

Sorry about that, looks like I was indeed really trying :)

(The map held strings generated by C code that later went and trashed them 
leading to string comparison running off into strange places...)


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