extended foreign decls
trd at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Wed Jan 3 04:10:02 EST 2001
On 03-Jan-2001, Tyson Richard DOWD <trd at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> On 03-Jan-2001, Manuel M. T. Chakravarty <chak at cse.unsw.edu.au> wrote:
> > * As I understand, these pragmas are supposed to support not
> > only C. How about C++ code? Will there be a C++ backend
> > for Mercury just to make this code efficient?
> No. There's only (at most) one language per backend that can be inlined
> in this way. Otherwise you have to do your best. You can inline the C
> wrapper code that is used to call into C++, but that's about it.
Actually perhaps you can if the `extern inline' trick works across C and
But in general you can't. For example you'll probably never be able to
inline Java from a C backend.
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