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Re: [sc-dev] SC -> c++ interface

on 2004-11-23 16:45:18 -0300, Charlls Quarra wrote:
> I see in SCUM_Prim.cpp that you define some primitives
> as "_SCUM_View_DoSomething". Is this simply a naming
> convention or the _ are translated as some member 
> operator into the sc language? I see a similar pattern
> in the LangPrimSource

just a naming convention.

>  Anyhow, this name you feed into the definePrimitive
> call is not the same name that those primitives are
> known from the sc language. Where the actual names (sc
> names of the primitives) are stored?

the name you pass to definePrimitive is what sclang
uses to resolve primitives; it's the key into a lookup table
to retrieve the address of the actual primitive.

so e.g.

    base, index++,                 // book keeping
    "_SCUM_Object_SetProperty",    // primitive name
    SCUM_Prim::Object_SetProperty, // function address
    3,                             // num args
    0                              // num varargs

corresponds to

prSetProperty { | key, value |

the number of required arguments is three because the
receiver is passed on the stack, too.