Erlang FFI question
Thu Sep 11 07:00:06 CEST 2003
On Wed, 10 Sep 2003 10:21:09 -0600
"pj" <pjdurai@REDACTED> wrote:
> I am new to erlang. From what I have learned (Online Erlang book, and
> some random tutorials from Net) its very impressive.
> I would like to learn about how to interface C libraris and Dll's from
> What is the preferred method of talking to the 'out side world' ?
> I (vaguely) saw some method of spawning a native application and talk
> to it with something called 'Ports'. Is that the way to do it? How
> about calling shared libraries and dlls?
There are many methods. This document explains most of them:
Study it, try compiling the example programs in it, and you should get a
good feel for what the preferred methods are in various circumstances.
> I believe corba is an option.
> Does win32 erlang do COM ?
It appears that it used to:
but I don't think that COMET is supported anymore - I can't find it in
R9C (the latest release.)
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