Relative efficiency of external interfacing methods

Mark NG <>
Sat May 22 03:12:22 CEST 1999


On Sat, May 22, 1999 at 12:21:33AM +0200, Claes Wikstrom wrote:
> 
> > 
> > Is there any significant performance difference between using ports
> > and the newer, more direct method?
> > 
> 
> 
> What do you mean by "newer, more direct method" ??
> 

he probally meant the dynamic share library version, a linked in driver. :)


Speaking of the C interface, what are the plans for IG ?
At the moment it seems to rather limited, no handling of preprocessor directives
like #ifdef, #include.. forward typedefs etc.. but it is very niffy for simpler
Erlang to C calls. :)


mark




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