[plt-scheme] libc and the FFI

From: Jim Meier (jdm352 at mail.usask.ca)
Date: Wed May 30 16:22:39 EDT 2007

On 30-May-07, at 1:48 PM, Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema wrote:

> Does that work on windoze?
> --Hans

The reference doesn't mention an exception for windows, but my own  
experience is only with Mac OS. I'd imagine it should work fine  
though, barring any possible oddness with the given libc.


> Jim Meier schreef:
>> You can load the "current" program symbol table with ffi by giving  
>> #f as the library name:
>>   (define libc (ffi-lib #f))
>> So to grab the abort() function, for example,
>>   (define  abort (get-ffi-obj "abort" libc (_fun -> _void))
>> On 30-May-07, at 1:31 PM, Hans Oesterholt-Dijkema wrote:
>>> Dear All,
>>> If I need some function from libc, how can I
>>> load the right library with ffi-lib?

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