[plt-scheme] extensions that use libraries with libc (cygwin)

From: David A. Herman (dherman at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 1 11:52:16 EST 2004

> Unfortunately, neither have I. Back in October, I couldn't get an
> extension to run with Cygwin's C library. I think I got something to
> link, but I crashed.

Thanks, I ended up abandoning that approach and went with a library that
doesn't use cygwin. Now I just ++ldl the external library's DLL and it
works. Oh well.

> > Also, is there any danger in using external libraries that use
> > malloc/free?
> No problem, as long as you don't put pointers to GCable memory in the
> malloc'ed space.

Great, thanks.


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