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Name: libffcall - foreign function call libraries
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This project is part of the GNU Project.

libffcall is a collection of four libraries which can be used to build foreign function call interfaces in embedded interpreters:

  • avcall
    • calling C functions with variable arguments
  • vacall
    • C functions accepting variable argument prototypes
  • trampoline
    • closures as first-class C functions
  • callback
    • closures with variable arguments as first-class C functions (a reentrant combination of vacall and trampoline)

The current release (suitable for all Unix platforms, but not for Windows) is at

Registration Date: Wed 02 Jan 2008 02:13:29 AM UTC
License: GNU General Public License v3 or later
Development Status: 5 - Production/Stable


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GNU libffcall 1.13 is released
     posted by haible, Sat 24 Jun 2017 09:31:48 AM UTC - 0 replies

libffcall version 1.13 is released.

New in this release:

  • The license has been changed from GPLv2 to GPLv2+.
  • Added support for the following platforms:

(Previously, a build on these platforms failed.)
- x86_64: Mac OS X 64-bit. ...

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