[Haskell-cafe] FFI Query: How to free a CString allocated in Haskell

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Tue Apr 29 01:58:40 EDT 2008

On Apr 29, 2008, at 1:45 , Verma Anurag-VNF673 wrote:
> A naïve question I have now after reading your mail. How do I call  
> MarshallAlloc.free from my C code because that's where I need to  
> free it?

Provide a Haskell wrapper function to deallocate / free it, as a  
parallel to the function that allocates and returns it to the C code.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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