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- Subject: RE: modules
- From: Jean-Claude Wippler <jcw@...>
- Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 09:46:56 -0800
Chris Tavares <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Thank you very much, this is exactly what I was looking for!
>> Too bad it is compiler dependent (although it supports two of the most
>> populars), and have inline assembly code (so it isn't portable for Alpha
>> or Epoc, plus I have less control on it)...
>> But it resolves a problem far more complex than I though.
>Well, the problem is that you MUST use assembly to do this sort of thing -
>higher level languages don't give you enough control over the stack and
>registers to have any hope of setting up a call properly.
Though this is a fine solution, I wouldn't go as far as that. You can
simply create a switch to calls with 0 to N arguments, with N some
reasonable value. Plus, for Windows a duplicate set for cdecl vs
stdcall. No brownie points for elegance, but it's pure C.