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Re: FFI in Emacs

From: Helmut Eller
Subject: Re: FFI in Emacs
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 07:53:29 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1.50 (gnu/linux)

On Wed, Jul 11 2012, John Wiegley wrote:

> I took a look at Dave's code, and it's not so much an FFI patch as a "writing
> Emacs Lisp functions in C" patch.
> A real FFI patch would let me dlopen any C library and call functions within
> it, such as openssl or zlib.  Dave's patch is more like what Python allows:
> writing Emacs Lisp extensions in C that can be loaded as shared libraries.

Well, you'd have a hard time to dlopen C macros.


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