[squeak-dev] FFI question [WAS] squeakopendbx, which VM?

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Apr 30 21:43:19 UTC 2009

On 30.04.2009, at 23:22, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:

> However, you can of course manually do the "linking" step - in the  
> ffi function declarations, use "libopendbx.so.1" as module instead  
> of just "opendbx". This will then only work on Linux of course,  
> since other Unix platforms use different schemes of versioning  
> libraries.
> Indeed. That's why I don't want to change the module name.

Well, you can also automate this "pseudo-linking". When starting up,  
just patch the right module name for the current platform into all the  
FFI declarations. That's how the OpenGL FFI bindings in Croquet work ...

- Bert -

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