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- Subject: RE: [ANN] Luatcc 1.0.0-rc1
- From: Javier Guerra <javier@...>
- Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2007 12:14:59 -0500
Quoting Jerome Vuarand <email@example.com>:
> Javier Guerra Giraldez wrote:
> > does TCC still have that nasty bug where releasing a second context
> > breaks all hell loose?
> I don't think so, since I used to load several C source modules in the same
> app and the luatcc loader creates a new context for each module it loads.
> OTOH I haven't done extensive testing of that aspect. I'll add a test case
> the package to verify that.
in my first attempts on lua-tcc, i wanted to let the user manage the C
context, but soon found that if you create two or more contexts, the first
release succeeds, but the second one fails with a 'free'd twice' error.
digging through the TCC list archives, i found that it's a known bug, and
Fabrice isn't interested in hacking TCC anymore.
to limit damage, i simplified lua-tcc user API so that you can't mess with the
C contexts, and they're never released (ugh). in the end, it's nice for
tests, but not for heavy usage.