[MLton] Callback to function pointer?

Wesley W. Terpstra wesley@terpstra.ca
Fri, 15 Jul 2005 12:23:56 +0200

On Thu, Jul 14, 2005 at 11:09:12PM -0400, Matthew Fluet wrote:
> I just mean that _fetch/_store make an nice pair, each with * version.  
> There is no _export *, so it makes _import * seem a little out of place.  
> I'm just a sucker for symmetry.

Me too.
You'll recall this thread started when I asked for _export *. ;-)

> > If it is possible to get away with no C other than linking the library, I
> > think this has some benefit, maybe not much.
> Agreed, but the question remains: are the C libraries that expect the 
> client code to provide a particular exported symbol?

Mostly older libraries.
libc-client (an email parsing library) works this way.
However, these days it's pretty rare.

Wesley W. Terpstra