redroofgreentree wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
>   I have this really nasty SWIG/ruby GC issue. (Namely objects are being
> freed when I don't want them to be freed).
> 
>   These bugs are hard to track down, here's what would really help me:
> 
>   Is there some way I can tell ruby that when it frees an object, to ZERO
> out that entire region in memory? It'll make tracking down the bug so much
> easier.
> 
> Thanks!
> 

Well ... I guess I would start off by saying, "gdb is your friend". :) 
But all SWIG does is generate wrapper/interface code between the Ruby 
and the C or C++ code. Can you make this work without SWIG?