[squeak-dev] Re: [Pharo-project] Need your help filling a FAQ

Stéphane Ducasse stephane.ducasse at inria.fr
Sun Apr 25 12:04:09 UTC 2010

super cool :)
	- does it work on mac, linux..?
	- how to enable it?
	- why did you choose ffi and not alien?
	- does it work on pharo?
	- what is the representation that you use to convert it to assembly?
	byteocde or ast
	if AST which one? RBAst?

On Apr 25, 2010, at 10:28 AM, Igor Stasenko wrote:

> Hello guys,
> i'm currently writing a documentation for my project - NativeBoost.
> The work is based on a simple plugin which i wrote, which allows to
> run a native code from Squeak.
> The native code is attached to a compiled method itself (into its
> trailer), and so lives within an image.
> The plugin can run this code through a single primitive, which knows
> how to do it right.
> Actually VM requires very small changes to support that. The bulk of
> the work lies at the language side.
> I'm currently working on making FFI callout support interface which
> will support many cool things, comparing to usual FFIPlugin. :)
> I'd like to know, what details you want to know about it (tautology ;)
> , so i will compose the FAQ along with other details about project.
> P.S. Google became too smart :) Once i clicked 'send' button, its
> shows a message box:
>     Did you mean to attach files?
>     You wrote "is attached" in your message, but there are no files
> attached.  Send anyway?
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
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