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Re^4: XS from XS?

by creamygoodness (Curate)
on Apr 11, 2010 at 15:31 UTC ( #834095=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: XS from XS?
in thread XS from XS?

The PL_modglobal hash isn't quite the same thing as the general symbol table. From perlapi:
PL_modglobal is a general purpose, interpreter global HV for use by extensions that need to keep information on a per-interpreter basis. In a pinch, it can also be used as a symbol table for extensions to share data among each other. It is a good idea to use keys prefixed by the package name of the extension that owns the data.

However, storing the addresses in scalar package globals accessed from C via get_sv() would be another approach and might actually be better.

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Re^5: XS from XS?
by BrowserUk (Pope) on Apr 11, 2010 at 16:09 UTC

    Thankyou. That clarifies things a lot for me.

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