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From:
Trey Harris
Date:
January 29, 2020 01:35
Subject:
Re: stolen uint's
Message ID:
CALKJ+EvzJ__aFCyr5Zd+NRX9xSBBbDN6jy_xa1i8oO_VS+5WRg@mail.gmail.com
On Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 20:32 ToddAndMargo via perl6-users <
perl6-users@perl.org> wrote:

> On 2020-01-28 17:17, Trey Harris wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 20:04 ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
> > <perl6-users@perl.org <mailto:perl6-users@perl.org>> wrote:
> >
> >     On 2020-01-28 17:00, Trey Harris wrote:
> >      > On Tue, Jan 28, 2020 at 19:58 ToddAndMargo via perl6-users
> >      > <perl6-users@perl.org <mailto:perl6-users@perl.org>
> >     <mailto:perl6-users@perl.org <mailto:perl6-users@perl.org>>> wrote:
> >      >
> >      >     On 2020-01-28 16:56, Trey Harris wrote:
> >      >      > In other words—yes, you want Raku to attempt to provoke a
> >      >     segmentation
> >      >      > fault, then recover and tell you whether it faulted or not.
> >      >
> >      >     Huh?  I just want to know what the variable actually is.  I
> >      >     do not wnat to crash anything.
> >      >
> >      > Write me a C program to do the equivalent, then, please. You will
> >      > segfault. If you don’t, then you’re asking a question we might
> >     be able
> >      > to answer.
> >
> >     I can't write in C
> >
> >
> > Perhaps that’s why you don’t understand. Assembler? COBOL? PL/I? Any
> > language with pointer arithmetic?
>
> I used points all the time in Modula2.  And reference pointers in Perl5
>
> >
> >     I just want the correct answer back.  If the wrong answer is coming
> >     back, why even have the function available.
> >
> >
> > You haven’t shown one example of the “wrong answer… coming back”.
>
> I got back 'int' for 'unit'.


Ah.... You got ‘int’—lowercase ‘int’, not uppercase ‘Int’?? I didn’t see
that example and I can’t find it scrolling back. Would you repost it,
please? That would change things (and possibly indicate a bug).

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