[kaffe] memory allocation

Godmar Back gback at cs.utah.edu
Wed Aug 14 20:06:25 PDT 2002

> i have the need to allocate memory in the verifier for kaffe.  at the
> moment, i'm simply using malloc, though since my verifyMethod does call
> other methods (getClass, etc.) which may or may not (i believe) cause the
> program to quit and thus potentially never freeing the memory i grabbed
> depending on the OS.  is there a safer way to do this?

That's exactly what jthread_disable_stop/enable_stop are for.
Call jthread_disable_stop, allocate your memory (in the way Pat 
described), free it, and then call jthread_enable_stop.

	- Godmar

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