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Re: [MirageOS-devel] ctypes and c++

On 9 May 2014, at 17:42, Jeremy Yallop <jeremy.yallop@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 9 May 2014 17:05, Steven Luland <psxsl6@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I’m looking to use ctypes to make the openzwave library compatible with 
>> OCaml. Would ctypes work on a c++ library such as this?
> For the moment, ctypes needs a C-compatible interface.  It's possible
> to bind C++ libraries that expose 'extern "C"' declarations, but not
> possible to bind arbitrary C++ code.  

apologies, it's been a while since i did any C++ (thankfully)-- does this need 
more support than just name mangling? (which could be done manually in a pinch 
couldn't it)?

> Recent developments (namely
> support for generating stubs) make binding to C++ feasible, so it's
> possible that there'll be support for C++ at some point.

cool-- i guess this isn't terribly high priority though? or is it something 
that's actually planned?



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