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Re: Dynamic loading progress

From: Daniel Colascione
Subject: Re: Dynamic loading progress
Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2015 12:31:28 -0700
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On 09/28/2015 12:26 PM, Stefan Monnier wrote:
>> This is wrong and dangerous.  It makes dynamic loading far less useful than
>> it could be.  Essentially modules e.g. written in C++ will have to consist
>> of a small C shim that makes IPC calls to some out-of-process server.
> That is again nonsense: what is being requested (i.e. avoid non-local
> exits) can be performed on top of the API I advocte, just as efficiently
> as if it were done "natively" inside that API.

That's true, but only intuitively true for people with a great deal of
experience with finicky C code. I still think you're ignoring human
factors in making this decision.

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