Fix for truly nasty bug introduced this morning
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue Aug 15 21:51:36 UTC 2017
> The mistake I made was putting the new field first in the structure. This
> caused it to be randomly trashed by type-punning dynamic-allocation code
> that was expecting a link field there.
I don't understand yet. Why are we type punning there? If it's a hack to
avoid malloc, why is the caller assuming anything about the state of the new
Should we make a cleanup pass at all avoid-malloc hacks?
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