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Re: Pika-style from first principles Michael Sperber (07 Jan 2004 21:16 UTC)

Re: Pika-style from first principles Michael Sperber 07 Jan 2004 21:16 UTC

>>>>> "Marc" == Marc Feeley <xxxxxx@IRO.UMontreal.CA> writes:

>> I think I'm missing a crucial bit here: Where do
>> NONNULL_UCS2STAR_FROM_SCHEME, NONNULL_UCS2STAR_TO_SCHEME and
>> associates come from?  What's "a way to define type aliases on the C
>> side of the FFI"?

Marc> These are conversion functions (in C) defined by the FFI (they take a
Marc> bunch of parameters that are irrelevant to this discussion).  The C
Marc> code generated by the Gambit compiler contains calls to these
Marc> conversion functions at the appropriate places.

So what do you do when there isn't a predefined conversion function
between Scheme type and C type?

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