[Vm-dev] Howto invoke plugin primitive from Interpreter?
bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Jun 14 12:55:32 UTC 2007
On Jun 14, 2007, at 14:31 , André Wendt wrote:
> Bert Freudenberg schrieb:
>> On Jun 14, 2007, at 11:28 , André Wendt wrote:
>>> I'm trying to invoke the primitiveFileOpen primitive from the
>>> from within the Interpreter:
>>> <primitive: 'primitiveFileOpen' module: 'FilePlugin'>
>>> obviously does not work: It doesn't get translated to C. How do I
>>> a primitive of an (internal/external) plugin from within the
>> This is generally a bad idea, because you would have to pass
>> parameters on the smalltalk stack.
>> What are you actually trying to achieve?
> Hi Bert,
> I'm trying to write a logging facility for send (sample work for Prof.
> Hirschfeld, actually): Each time a message is sent, the target class,
> message and a couple of other properties should be logged.
I'm pretty sure John McIntosh did that before.
> That means I have to open a file upon initialization and write the
> at each send. There's no other way than to do that in the Interpreter,
> as far as I can see.
What about fopen()?
- Bert -
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