[chuck-users] arrays holding arrays?

Spencer Salazar spencer.salazar at gmail.com
Fri Aug 4 16:15:32 EDT 2006

On Aug 4, 2006, at 4:02 PM, Kassen wrote:

> Which I expected to recall my last stored version of the array but  
> in fact it doesn't; this seems to keep "array" identical to what it  
> was.
> [...]
> I believe this to be because I think I'm creating a link between  
> the array and a section of memory while what I'd like to do is copy  
> data from the array to the "memory" where I'd like it to stay the  
> same untill I tell it to change.

Thats the joy/pain of references...

> So... Now what? Copy all numbers one by one? perhaps there is some  
> special syntax or way of unlinking the reference while keeping the  
> data?

Copy one by one is the only way to go, as painful as that sounds.   
This makes a good case for a copy() method in array classes.

> Hope this is at least somewhat clear?
> Yours,
> Kas.
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