[MLton] Windows structure
skaller at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Feb 13 18:08:22 PST 2007
On Tue, 2007-02-13 at 19:01 +0200, Vesa Karvonen wrote:
> I have started implementing a Windows library for MLton. You
> can find it from the mltonlib repository at:
> At the moment, the bindings are implemented using NLFFI and C
> stubs. Hopefully we can remove most of the C stubs in the
> future when MLton's NLFFI understands calling convention
> specifiers. Some amount of string/buffer copying is being
> made that could be eliminated using MLton's lower level FFI.
> I'm not in any hurry to do so, however.
> The Windows structure doesn't yet implement all of the Basis
> Library spec. If you need some Windows functionality, feel
> free to submit patches. I'll probably only add new stuff to
> the Windows library when I specifically need it.
Be aware, Windows has two distinct variants: win32 and win64.
The latter has 2 variants: emt64 (amd64), ia64.
So there are 3 distinct calling conventions at the machine
level. If you run with .NET, then you need to add CLR on
top of that.
John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
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