[Pharo-project] Loading FFI into Pharo?

Mariano Martinez Peck marianopeck at gmail.com
Fri Oct 22 04:40:50 EDT 2010


On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 10:33 AM, Friedrich Dominicus <
frido at q-software-solutions.de> wrote:

> Mariano Martinez Peck <marianopeck at gmail.com> writes:
>
> > On Fri, Oct 22, 2010 at 10:05 AM, Friedrich Dominicus <
> > frido at q-software-solutions.de> wrote:
> >
> >     Friedrich Dominicus <frido at q-software-solutions.de> writes:
> >
> >     > "Schwab,Wilhelm K" <bschwab at anest.ufl.edu> writes:
> >     >
> >     >> I haven't had much trouble with it.  You can look in the inbox for
> >     >> Migrate (for how I load it) and the DolphinCompatibility package
> for
> >     >> things that I have added to the ODBC support.
> >     > Are there any usage examples for ODBC and Pharo or is it go out and
> find
> >     > out yourself? And another maybe stupid question has anyone used it
> for
> >     > accessing .mdb databases from MS-Access?
> >     Ok i'm probabla currently a bit confused. AFAIKT the Pharo I've
> running
> >     here is 32-bit. My machine however is a 64-bit System, so to use the
> >     unixodbc I probably would need the 32-bit version of the unixodbc
> >     driver. Is that correct?
> >
> >
> > Yes. Exactly. To compile ODBC you may want to try something like we did
> in
> > SqueakDBX:
> >
> > http://www.squeakdbx.org/SqueakDBX%20in%2064%20bits
> Thanks my confusion has not last that long. I just was puzzling why isql
> does connect but Pharo won't. Sure the reason is clear, but it has
> catched me. Fine, I'm trying to get unixodbc compiled an installed on my
> 64 bit box. I just wonder has anyone build a 64-bit Pharo?
>

More or less. Because you need: a 64 bits VM, and a 64 bits image as much as
I understand.
In addition, there are certain bugs in FFI about using it in 64 bits.


>
> Regards
> Friedrich
>
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