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Re: FFI again

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: FFI again
Date: Sun, 06 Oct 2013 23:29:31 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (gnu/linux)

> libxml, maybe.  libgnutls I would continue to provide a dedicated
> wrapper for.  It's very tricky to get the Lisp-to-C type matching
> robust in an FFI, and if there's a problem in the FFI you probably
> break all existing modules by fixing it.  In the meantime, if the FFI

IIUC this is the kind of problem I was referring to, which would be
mostly avoided by using an FFI system based on hand-written C wrappers:
you don't have to export to Lisp all the C-level details.


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