Bill Allombert on Fri, 27 Jul 2012 19:05:11 +0200

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Re: Global persistent variables (compiled code)

On Fri, Jul 27, 2012 at 04:57:29PM +0200, Manolo wrote:
> 2012/7/26 Bill Allombert <>:
> >
> > If you need global variables to be outside of the PARI stack, you can use gclone in C
> > (the clone function under GP2C).
> Thanks BIll!
> I've tested it and solves some problems, but not all of them. I can't
> give you a precise scenario of fail, but the cloned global variables
> suffer unexpected changes; I'll test my code more intensively.
> > See the test file gp2c/test/gp/
> I've got it from source tar-file. In my Ubuntu-distribution this (and
> other similar files) are not included. It would be really easy put
> them on /usr/share/pari/examples or /usr/share/gp2c/examples ... Is
> this a matter of package maintainer?

Indeed, but you can just do 
apt-get source gp2c
and presto, you have the source tarball.
The test files were not really meant as example files.