Subject: Re: [historical] Invoking a Lisp compiler
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: 1999/01/25
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
Message-ID: <78heb0$>
Erik Naggum  <> wrote:
| | The related question is, can one generate DLLs and whatnot with Allegro
| | (and/or other modern Lisp implementations)?
|   yes.  however, "DLL" is a Windows thing.  it is as yet not possible for
|   end users to build shared objects or shared libraries, the Unix way.

Actually, the latest version of MzScheme provides a compiler-to-C ["mzc"]
that allows compiling Scheme code into a MzScheme "extension" which in Unix
is a ".so" file (a.k.a. DSO). Such files can later be linked into a running
MzScheme session with the [non-standard] call (load-extension "").


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