P1076 Minutes from January 28, 2021


  • Patrick Lehmann, Peter Flake, Unai Martinez-Corral, Jim Lewis

Meeting Discussion

  • Discussion and clarifications about Peter's updated DpiProposal
    • 'wait' statements are not supported in Part 1, for now.
    • Expected usage of anonymous accesses vs the proposed chandle type.
    • Allow implementation dependent C headers for lower level usage of fat pointers, together with a generic macro/function based header.
    • Clarify/think about how to handle exporting subprograms from generic packages (instances of generic packages).
    • Requirement to define the VHDL body of foreign functions and/or to provide the foreign body of functions declared as such.
    • Discussion about the motivation for using an attribute, instead of a keyword before 'function'.

Next Meeting

  • February 4 at 11 am
Topic revision: r2 - 2021-01-29 - 00:08:53 - UnaiCorral
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