[FFI] moving large memory

Andreas Raab andreas.raab at gmx.de
Wed May 17 03:46:36 UTC 2006

Hi Nicolas -

Currently, there isn't any such method. The best thing you can do is to 
call memcpy directly from your libc or so (assuming you're on a system 
that gives you access to it - on windows you might have to use 
MoveMemory or somesuch).

   - Andreas

nicolas cellier wrote:
> I want to transfer some memory between an ExternalAdress holding an array of 
> anything and Smalltalk memory (ByteArray for example).
> I did figure well how to do it element by element, but didn't find anything 
> really efficient as a memcopy for example...
> Does anyone have a clue, a package, a howto or something for me?
> Thanks
> Nicolas

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