(j3.2006) Frustrating consequence of F2003 allocation semantics
Wed Apr 15 18:34:51 EDT 2015
> On Apr 15, 2015, at 3:28 PM, Damian Rouson <damian at sourceryinstitute.org> wrote:
> In either case, it would presumably be straightforward to also provide the What_Pointers_are_Pointing_at_Me() function
> I retract the above statement.
I meant to write a bit more after my retraction but hit the ?Send? button prematurely. Obviously any reference-counting scheme can provide the _number_ of pointers associated with a target, but I agree that somehow recording the names of each pointer associated with a target would probably be a clunky, poor-performing contraption at the source code level. Such a task would be better left to the compiler (NAG?) or a tool such as valgrind.
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