Calling shared objects on Linux
elzbieta at operamail.com
Thu Feb 1 19:20:06 UTC 2001
Can you please give me an example of FFIPlugin being used to call a shared
>===== Original Message From Bert Freudenberg <bert at isg.cs.uni-magdeburg.de>
>On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Elzbieta Chludzinska wrote:
>> I want to call a shared object (on Linux) from Squeak. I've been
>> reading the chapter in the "Squeak Book" entitled "Extending the
>> Squeak Virtual Machine". I've read about the "Slang" dialect of
>> Squeak and using it to generate C code - cool!
>> My question is: If I have a *.so that I want to call from Squeak,
>> should I build another *.so (using Slang) that calls the *.so I need
>> to invoke? Is there another way? Can the *.so be called directly -
>> in some fashion?
>Check out FFI - http://minnow.cc.gatech.edu/squeak/1414
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