[erlang-questions] Documentation on Binding a C library to Erlang
Sat Feb 1 00:16:02 CET 2014
Also, I highly recommend finding a good NIF library to read the code for -
it will be way, way more clear if you do so.
IIRC there's a good NIF library for interacting with sqlite3 that is very
readable and will give you an idea of what a practical
implementation looks like. It might be this one?
On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 1:42 PM, Steve Vinoski <> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2014 at 4:35 PM, kraythe . <> wrote:
>> Greetings, I am a newbie to erlang. I am interested in binding a c
>> library that I have as source (that I have written) to Erlang. In Java I
>> would use JNI. In Erlang I don't know. Can anyone point me at where the
>> docs are for this? Especially a tutorial. Google has been unrevealing and i
>> have been through hundreds of dead ends.
> If you really want the C library running together with the Erlang VM,
> you'll write either a set of native implemented functions (NIFs) or a
> linked-in driver. See the links below.
> erlang-questions mailing list
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