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Re: [cffi-devel] Re: how to build gsl dll
On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Reini Urban <email@example.com> wrote:
> Mirko Vukovic schrieb:
> > On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 11:01 AM, Reini Urban wrote:
> >> 2008/2/17, Mirko Vukovic:
> >>> I am trying to build a dll for gsl. I want to link it to clisp.
> >> I would suggest not to use a static clisp module, just use the FFI.
> >> This is much simplier, smaller and easier to test. See libsvm or matlab,
> >> or pari for a more optimized binding.
> >> I want to do this for my gdi module also, but had no time yet.
> >> And we still have no header parser, which could construct the
> >> FFI binding automatically. cffi might be useful.
> > Reini,
> > The reason why I need cffi is that I am trying to get nlisp to work on
> > clisp+cygwin. And nlisp is using cffi. I have nlisp running at work
> > on linux+sbcl, but my laptop has only cygwin.
> $ cygcheck /bin/cyggsl-0.dll
> Are you sure you have /lib/lapack or /usr/lib/lapack added to your path?
> > I posted a message on the cffi mailing list, and Luis is helping me there.
> I see.
> $ clisp -q
> (ASDF:OOS 'ASDF:LOAD-OP :ASDF-INSTALL)
> (ASDF-INSTALL:INSTALL :nlisp)
> So I had to create a small patch
> (cffi:define-foreign-library libgslcblas
> (:darwin "libgslcblas.dylib")
> (:unix (:or "cyggslcblas-0.dll" "libgslcblas.so.0" "libgslcblas.so"))
> (cffi:define-foreign-library libgsl
> (:darwin "libgsl.dylib")
> (:unix (:or "cyggsl-0.dll" "libgsl.so.0" "libgsl.so"))
> (cffi:define-foreign-library libsndfile
> (:darwin "libsndfile.dylib")
> (:unix (:or "cygsndfile-1.dll" "libsndfile.so.1" "libsndfile.so"))
> Luís, cannot this be a bit simplified for :cygwin?
> I've always have to do this.
> "libsndfile.so.1" can be automatically translated to "cygsndfile-1.dll".
> Unfortunately :cygwin is no define-foreign-library target, just :unix.
> fixnum and double-float just name clisp types, no classes yet. This is
> just for cmucl/sbcl so far. CLHS does not require those.
> The clisp numeric classes are listed in the impnotes Chapter 4.4.
> (NUMBER, COMPLEX, REAL, FLOAT, RATIONAL, RATIO, INTEGER)
> Now (ASDF:OOS 'ASDF:LOAD-OP :NLISP) prints tons of
> FFI::FOREIGN-LIBRARY-FUNCTION warnings, but works fine.
> Reini Urban
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I was using that your format as well.
You can see from Luis' post that he can load the library as well.
I'll keep digging to see why I cannot link to it (even though I can
probe it - meaning clisp can see it)
Thanks for your comments and help
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