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From: Bruce Hoult <bruce@h...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Interfacing C++ and Ocaml
At 10:54 AM +0200 3/30/01, David Chemouil wrote:
>I am in the situation where I would like to write an Ocaml program which
>makes use of some C++ classes. It seems to me some people had said there
>were some problems doing so, but I can't recall what these problems may
>be, and didn't find anything precise in the ML archive.
>So, I would like to know what may prevent me to reuse C++ code from
>Ocaml, if anything may. I am sure some arrangements can be done, as
>there exists an Ocaml implementation on BeOS, which is programmed in

I'm no expert on Caml, so maybe the wizards have done something 
clever, but interfacing other languages to C++ is normally best done 
by writing an adaptor in C++ that provides a pure C interface to the 
C++ code (usable by C code, compiled by a C compiler, not C++), and 
then call *that* from your favourite language.

-- Bruce
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