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Re: Extending Emacs with C


From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: Extending Emacs with C
Date: 11 Nov 2003 19:13:01 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3

address@hidden (Gareth Rees) writes:

> Siegfried Heintze wrote:
> > Are there any documents that can guide me on extending emacs (elisp)
> > with C?  I want to call some COM objects from elisp.
> 
> You can't do this in vanilla GNU Emacs, because dynamic extensions
> provide a way for people to try to get around the GPL.  See
> http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/emacs-devel/2003-07/msg00425.html
> 
> However, if you're happy to recompile Emacs then you can add whatever
> functionality you like.  See
> http://www.emacswiki.org/cgi-bin/wiki/DynamicallyExtendingEmacs

You  could also  just have  an external  COM tool  and invoke  it with
shell-command. Then no need to recompile emacs.

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__Pascal_Bourguignon__
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