[Openmcl-devel] Openmcl-devel Digest, Vol 160, Issue 1

Shannon Spires svs at bearlanding.com
Wed Feb 1 07:33:21 PST 2017

On Feb 1, 2017, at 5:00 AM, Ron Garret <ron at flownet.com> wrote:

> Subject: [Openmcl-devel] Is it safe to rely on
> 	ccl:with-pointer-to-ivector?
> SLSIA.  It’s exported from the CCL package, but it’s not documented.

Nothing in CCL is using it now. It seems to be intended for passing data without copying to C, because it suspends the GC. The usual cautions about suspended GC would seem to apply, but I don't see how it could hurt anything otherwise. The source does contain a docstring which looks helpful.


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