[fpc-pascal] Free Pascal created libraries used by other languages
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Dec 9 14:39:16 CET 2009
On 09 Dec 2009, at 14:30, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Dec 2009, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
>> Is it possible, or is there something special that needs to be done
>> create a library that could be used by other languages?
>> For example. I'm interested in created a library (.dll and .so) of
>> Toolkit, so the library can be reused by other fpGUI based
>> (reducing deployment size of executables), and allow languages like
>> C to
>> use the fpGUI Library (.DLL and .SO) to create C gui applications.
>> also means I can deploy "minor fixes" in the fpGUI library, without
>> te recompile all the applications.
>> Is this possible with Free Pascal?
> 1. Not without package support.
Ah yes, I missed the "library can be reused by other fpGUI based
applications (reducing deployment size of executables)" part. That
indeed requires packages support. Using it from another language
doesn't though (but indeed requires flattening the interface).
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