[MLton] Shared libraries for MLton
Mon, 25 Jul 2005 11:13:11 -0400 (EDT)
> - mlton/main/main.fun
> o Added new compiler option -shared-library
> - mlton/control/control-flags.sig/sml
> o added Control.sharedLibrary, which defaults to false
Fair enough, though I don't see that they are used at all within the
> - basis-library/mlton/mlton.sml
> o If the Control.sharedLibrary is true, then
> the program ends with a call to returnToC otherwise
> the program exits
> o NOTE:
> I couldn't figure how to import Control,
> so right now it says true in stead of !Control.sharedLibrary
You want to use a _build_const primitive. You ought to be able to pattern
match the treatment of "MLton_Profile_isOn".
> - include/c-main.h
> o Added init_function, which is called when a shared library is
> opened. It takes care of initializing the GC collector and
> global variables.
> o NOTE: main() isn't called, when the executable is opened
> as shared library
> o NOTE: The first garbage collection provokes a crash, the
> error is probably to be found here.
That is unfortunate.