On Sat, 23 Nov 2002 23:49:27 +0900, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> In message "Modifying DATA_PTR - Is it safe?"
>     on 02/11/23, "Tim Hunter" <cyclists / nc.rr.com> writes:
> 
> |In a C extension, is it safe to change the value of the data element
> |in struct RData via the DATA_PTR macro?
> |
> |By "safe," I mean, will it cause Ruby any problems? Will the DATA_PTR
> |macro be supported in future releases? (I'm at 1.6.7.)
> 
> It will not cause any problem, if you process referenced C object
> properly.  And DATA_PTR is available on 1.7 and will be on 1.8.
> 
> 							matz.

Thanks, Matz!