The libffi library provides a portable, high level programming
interface to various calling conventions. This allows a
programmer to call any function specified by a call interface
description at run-time.
FFI stands for Foreign Function Interface. A foreign function
interface is the popular name for the interface that allows code
written in one language to call code written in another language.
The libffi library really only provides the lowest, machine dependent
layer of a fully featured foreign function interface. A layer must
exist above libffi that handles type conversions for values passed
between the two languages.
Maintained by: Andrew Rowland
Approved by: rworkman
Keywords: libffi compiz,foreign function interface,programming,development
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