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21 Feb 2024 23:27:02 EST (-0500)
  Re: jr's large csv and dictionary segfault in the povr fork.  
From: jr
Date: 6 Oct 2023 13:10:00
Message: <web.65203e6899c55865b180e2cc6cde94f1@news.povray.org>
William F Pokorny <ano### [at] anonymousorg> wrote:
> On 10/4/23 11:36, jr wrote:
> > out of interest, do macros and their respective local storage form units
> Suppose more the latter. There isn't really local macro storage / or a
> local macro stack (excepting where VM functions are used with macros).

hey, thanks.

makes one speculate that sometimes then perpaps it's something "silly", like
some pointer not updated (or incorrectly).


> ...
> identifier is seen as already defined locally... In other words, those
> #declares don't create new 'global' identifiers, but rather, they
> redefine the locally defined identifier.
> What this means more generally is we cannot arbitrarily create an
> identifier in the global name space with #declare where it has first
> been defined (added to the symbol table) with #local in the local macro
> space.

interesting, thanks.  (I get much good info from your "musings" :-))


regards, jr.


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