Language Bindings for Erlang Again

Vance Shipley <>
Tue Jun 6 21:40:30 CEST 2006


On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 08:21:06PM +0200, Ulf Wiger wrote:
}  
}  You can do this pretty much today, since you can write linked-in drivers  
}  that are dynamically linked in (using erl_ddll), registered with a unique  
}  name, and called synchronously using port_call(). There are even support  
}  functions for letting the driver code return any erlang term. The main  
}  drawback compared to BIFs is that the data is copied between erlang and C.
  
I was going to point this out myself.  As far as copying goes, as I
understand it, large binaries are not copied.


	-Vance




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