[Haskell-cafe] Semantics of ForeignPtr Finalizers

Bas van Dijk v.dijk.bas at gmail.com
Sun Jun 19 17:03:16 CEST 2011

> On Jun 19, 2011 9:58 AM, "Antoine Latter" <aslatter at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'd be afraid of optimizations getting ride of the constructor, and since
>> I'm not using all of the fields I would no longer have a reference to the
>> foreign ptr.
>> Since withForeignPtr touches the foreign pointer the optimizations won't
>> make it go away no matter how it transfoms the function.

Good point.

I already made the necessary fixes to my usb library in the
ForeignPtrFix branch:


I think I'll merge it with master.



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