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  Re: jr's large csv and dictionary segfault in the povr fork.  
From: jr
Date: 4 Oct 2023 11:40:00
Message: <web.651d868399c55865b180e2cc6cde94f1@news.povray.org>
hi,

William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 3/26/23 02:46, William F Pokorny wrote:
> > A status update.
> ...
> The new bit I see is an existing, macro local, identifier changing type
> from a 3D vector to a float - while the internal macro loops run. This,
> of course, shouldn't happen and I still don't know why it is.

still, (much) more information than before.  nice.


> There's a good deal of expression parsing going on in the loops -
> especially '.' vector element accesses. Most of that parsing being in
> the parser code, but some of it is happening in the VM too due a
> function call. Thinking aloud...

out of interest, do macros and their respective local storage form units
("objects"), or are they married up "on demand" ?


regards, jr.


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