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Jarkko Hietaniemi
February 17, 2003 12:02
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> I agree, although we seem to have problems avoiding core dumps
> 1: in the regexp engine, due to deep C recursion blowing C's stack
> 2: modifying an array for() is iterating over, due to lack of refcounting.
>    Consensus seems to be that it's an unacceptable speed hit to refcount.
>    Problem seems to be that there are subtle ways to indirectly modify the
>    iteration list when it's syntactically a list, but contains an array

3. deleting symbol tables, especially main::, leads into situations not
   unlike a sub torpedoing itself

Jarkko Hietaniemi <> "There is this special
biologist word we use for 'stable'.  It is 'dead'." -- Jack Cohen

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