On Sat, 23 Apr 2005, John Morrison wrote:
> (1) Sometimes the unmangled C++ function names collide with Lisp ones
> (e.g., atan, atanh, etc.). Should I put the set of
> define-alien-routine forms into a new package, so that collisions are
> avoided? Is this supported in sb-alien?
Yes and yes.
(define-alien-routine my-package:foo ...)
should do the right thing.
> (2) Sometimes, there are C++ overloaded functions (e.g., atan) that
> are differentiated only by their argument types, wherein the unmangled
> names collide (although they have unique mangled names). Does anybody
> have any stylistic suggestions for how to make this as elegant as
I'm not sure what you're after, but maybe something like this is what
(declaim (inline foo))
(defun foo (x y)
(foo-int-int x y))
(foo-int-float x y)))
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