[Pharo-project] FFI versus Alien versus NativeBoost (was FFI versus Aloen)
Casimiro de Almeida Barreto
casimiro.barreto at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 11:25:42 EDT 2011
Em 10-06-2011 00:23, Dave Mason escreveu:
> On 2011-Jun-9, at 17:47 , Chris Cunnington wrote:
>> Do you mean Alien?
> Yes Alien....damned thumb keyboards....
>> Alien is newer and was written to address some shortcomings in FFI.
> What shortcomings?
> I followed those threads, but they don't really say why. NativeBoost
> is faster than FFI, but NB is a whole other ball-of-wax, and I'd like
> to support it eventually as well as FFI/Alien.
Oh... and it seems that Alien only works properly in Apple OS X...
that's a huge limitation for people developing in other platforms
> Thanks ../Dave
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