[mercury-users] mingw rotd

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Wed May 7 16:14:15 AEST 2003

On 07-May-2003, Michael Day <mikeday at yeslogic.com> wrote:
> > By all means -- we'd certainly be happy to include wrappers for Win32
> > interfaces in the mercury-extras distribution.
> Great. However, I have a question about callbacks.
> If a C function is called by the operating system in response to
> DispatchMessage or EnumFonts or whatever, how can it call Mercury?
> Does it need to set up the stack or something, or is the callback case no
> different from calling Mercury from a regular C function as described in
> the reference manual?

So long as "main" is in Mercury, it's no different.

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