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- Subject: Re: Replacement for unlocked refs?
- From: Diego Nehab <diego@...>
- Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2002 14:32:11 -0200 (EDT)
> Keeping all references in the weak table is a good idea, I will
> do that. Still, I stand by my assertion that this is a critical
> function of an embedded language which should be a part of the
> library, not "emulated" in user code. But since I seem to be the
> only one concerned by it, I will go suffer in silence ;)
You can, on the other hand, keep a strong reference, and unref it during
the garbage colection of your userdatum. That is, as long as you do not
reference it in the associated table, thus forming a cycle :-).