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Questions tagged [ffi]

{ffi} (foreign function interface) is a mechanism for one language to interact with software written in another language. It is available in LuaJITTeX and LuaTeX ≥ 1.0.3.


Which libraries are available via ffi for texlive luatex with no other installation?

Recent versions of luatex (≥ 1.0.3) come with ffi. That means that one can call a C library from lua inside a TeX file. Some (very) recent examples on have proven its power. Assuming current ...