1085 trac ticket

Konovalov, Vadim (Vadim)** CTR ** vadim.konovalov at alcatel-lucent.com
Thu Nov 12 20:56:23 UTC 2009

> > From the other side, the TclLibrary module is essentially 
> one file for connection to Tcl/Tk library, which is much like 
> OpenGL connection library or SDL, so that TclLibrary.pir was 
> suggested in a very similar way.
> OpenGL has some particular requirements that will make, according to
> his developers, hard to configure and build outside of core for a now.
> The current status and plans for SDL, I don't know.

okay, there are number of other C-library connectors, such as postgres, etc.
Will it be moved to plumage also?

Actually it is unclear for me how a random C library could be used from parrot?
The problem is that only some function signatures are supported which are listed in
so if you have some external library, you're at random luck about the possibility to call its functions?


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