[Dev-luatex] The hpack_filter callback

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Tue Apr 29 15:20:33 CEST 2008



Jonathan Sauer wrote:
> 
> Ah, now I understand: node.hpack creates a new node list that
> *contains* the original node list.
> 
> Maybe this could be noted in the manual: "Note that the new hlist
> still references the original node list, so if one wishes to only
> free the new hlist, the following code must be used to avoid
> deallocating the original list as well:

Still planned: a conversion from the current explicit node 
(de)allocation system to automatic garbage collection.
Until then, a remark in the manual is a good idea.

Best wishes,
Taco



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