with-destructors ( quot -- )
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Vocabulary
destructors

Inputs and outputs
quota quotation


Word description
Calls a quotation within a new dynamic scope. This quotation may register destructors using &dispose or |dispose. The former registers a destructor that will always run whether or not the quotation threw an error, and the latter registers a destructor that only runs if the quotation throws an error. Destructors are run in reverse order from the order in which they were registered.

Notes
Destructors generalize with-disposal. The following two lines are equivalent, except that the second line establishes a new dynamic scope:
[ X ] with-disposal [ &dispose X ] with-destructors


Examples
[ 10 malloc &free ] with-destructors


Definition