Lorenz Minder on Fri, 18 Sep 2009 07:11:26 +0200

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Re: Static analyzer run


> This technique of using for a very limited time an object that has just
> been reclaimed by the garbage collector is not infrequent in our code,
> and mandatorily flagged with a /* HACK */ comment. It saves a little
> time by avoiding an actual gerepile.

Thanks, that's very instructive for newcomers to the PARI source code.
The idea that this way to use the stack could be intentional hadn't
occurred to me before.

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