[fpc-devel] RTTI interface & variant late binding issue (mORMot)

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Mar 22 19:44:41 CET 2015

On Sun, 22 Mar 2015, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> On 22/03/15 10:38, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> My - and Florian Klaempfl's, if I understood correctly - idea is to
>> include what exists, and then modify the code as needed so it can work
>> with libffi. Others fear that this will mean the ffi wrapper will not
>> get written anytime soon.
> The entire code will have to be rewritten to add support for any other
> platform regardless of whether libffi is used or not. I'm not even sure
> if the current code can work for ARMHF and floating point parameters
> (which have to be passed in vector registers).
> Again: it has nothing to do with libffi in particular, and everything
> with not being generic (although if it's generic, that will obviously
> also help a manager/libffi implementation).

True. I just used libffi as one way out using a "generic approach".


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