Pluginised VM seems to work quite well
Andreas.Raab at disney.com
Sun Mar 12 00:12:06 UTC 2000
> > > If you do this, may I suggest that the search path begin with
> > > external modules, so that even when a fat executable exists, the
> > > search will first be made to see if a substitute module exists, so
> > > that the fat VM can be extended simply by adding a new plugin, without
> > > having to do surgery on the VM executable or a new system install
> > > of the thin one?
> > That's part of the lookup scheme already.
> I don't see this.
> From sqUnixExternalPrims.c of Ians 2.7 Linux port:
Consider this old code. I was referring to a *new* lookup scheme, which does
on specification of
<primitive: 'foo' module: 'bar'>
look for either foo() in module bar or for bar_foo() directly linked into
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