[Ecls-list] Urgent -- seek patches for C++ support

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll Juan.Ripoll at mpq.mpg.de
Mon Dec 17 08:58:02 UTC 2001

Alexander S A Kjeldaas wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2001 at 11:37:23AM +0100, Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > not long ago, somebody on this list sent me a set of patches for making
> > ECL compile using g++, the C++ compiler. I have changed my location
> > twice and in the process I have lost the few personal mails that I got
> > during these days. Could that person please send me these patches again?
> > I would like to finish that before Xmas gets in the way and I have to
> > switch country again :)
> >
> That would probably be me.  Beware, the patch isn't polished.  There
> are a few things I'd like to fix, but I don't have the ECL source
> handy at the moment:

I have been thinking about the way of implementing C++ compatibility. As
far as I know (And I only developed C++ when it was on its infancy) C++
allows one to link against C libraries, and to declare C functions using
the 'extern "C" {}' construct.

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