Question for LCB FFI workshop attendees at upcoming conference

Trevor DeVore lists at
Tue May 7 13:17:53 EDT 2019

On Tue, May 7, 2019 at 11:37 AM Mark Wieder via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> On 5/7/19 6:35 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode wrote:
> > This is for anyone who plans on attending my workshop on using FFI in LCB
> > at the conference. Is there any code (a macOS Framework, Windows API,
> DLL,
> > dylib, etc.) that is written in Objective-C or that has a C wrapper that
> > you are interested in wrapping with LCB in order to make it available to
> > LiveCode?
> >
> > If so, let me know in a response to this thread and I can take a look at
> it
> > before the workshop to see if I can include it.
> Are you going to be covering foreign aggregate types? For me that's the
> brick wall I run into when attempting to use LCB to access APIs. I have
> yet to run into a case where I don't need to access an embedded buffer
> in a C struct. If it's an 8-byte buffer, I can use
> public foreign type tType binds to "CType:xxxxhhhhhhhhxxxx"
> but when I need a 1024-byte buffer,

I will be introducing them but I can’t fix limitations of the engine.

Trevor DeVore


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