[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Chicken-users] Porting eggs to Chicken 5

From: Sven Hartrumpf
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Porting eggs to Chicken 5
Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 13:26:00 +0200 (CEST)

Hi Peter.

Peter Bex <address@hidden> schrieb am 2018-08-14 13:08:
> On Tue, Aug 14, 2018 at 12:56:04PM +0200, Sven Hartrumpf wrote:
>> Thanks. This helped a lot.
>> There are many C library bindings relying on easyffi.
>> Are there any plans to port the easyffi egg?
> This is one of those eggs that should really be left in the dust as
> things are moved to the new CHICKEN.  Bind is the supported and
> maintained way of doing FFI in an easier way than the core.

Now I remember to have read this before, sorry.
> Also, if at all possible, I'd argue to use the core FFI, to reduce
> dependencies.
> Can you give some examples of eggs that use easyffi where it's hard
> to convert them to bind or core FFI?

No, I was just lazy when porting an egg that relied on easyffi.
I will follow your advice now and report if I run into trouble.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]