[squeak-dev] Squeak and Tesseract

Sean P. DeNigris sean at clipperadams.com
Sat Nov 3 02:28:01 UTC 2018

Edwin Ancaer wrote
> it seems like I should use FFI to call the functions in
> the Tesseract API, but this API is in  C++, and I don't know if it is
> possible to use FFI to call C++ functions?

The typical workaround is to wrap the API you want to use in a C library
that exposes them unmangled.

Edwin Ancaer wrote
> Or should I forget the API and use OSProcess to start the tesseract
> program?

I took this approach for Pharo: https://github.com/seandenigris/Tesseract-St
. There likely will be a lot there that you can use in Squeak. 

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