[Pharo-project] [Vm-dev] Re: Can OSProcess functionality be implemented using FFI instead of plugin?

Dimitris Chloupis kilon.alios at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 22:58:02 UTC 2016

I think the most important thing is to create something that is easy to
maintain. Also as much I appreciate doing the most in the image I also
don't underestimate the elegance of C for low level stuff and the fact that
it comes with great deal of documentation on the subject. Doesn't C offer
already a solution to this problem ?

On Sat, 16 Jan 2016 at 23:28, David T. Lewis <lewis at mail.msen.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 16, 2016 at 11:00:39AM -0300, Mariano Martinez Peck wrote:
> >
> > So.... what if we take a simpler (probably not better) approach and we
> > consider the "c program that exports constants and sizes" a VM Plugin?
> I think that is a good approach. It gives you what you need, and you can
> probably do it in slang without the need for any external C code.
> Dave
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