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From: Kip Macy <kmacy@f...>
Subject: [Caml-list] adding an ocaml interpreter to my C program
It is possible to add many scripting languages as configuration
languages for an arbitrary C program. One can transfer control
to the interpreter, let it use the C bindings to modify program
state, and then get control back. I'll give perl as an example:

void sourceperl(int argc, char **argv) {
        PerlInterpreter gdb_perl = perl_alloc();
        perl_construct(gdb_perl);
        PL_exit_flags |= PERL_EXIT_DESTRUCT_END;
        perl_parse(gdb_perl, NULL, argc, argv, (char **)NULL);
        perl_run(gdb_perl);
        perl_destruct(gdb_perl);

}

I don't see any obvious way of doing this with ocaml. I could link in
GDB to the toplevel and use the toplevel as a frontend, but that isn't
what I'm interested in doing.

I'm using perl as a powerful macro language for gdb by just doing:
(gdb) sourceperl mycoreanalyser.pl
<OUTPUT>

I'd like to also be able to support:
(gdb) sourceocaml mycoranalyser.ml

Is there any way for me to do this?


Thanks.


				-Kip





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