[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Top 10 IDL Requests

Vinay L. Kashyap (kashyap@head-cfa.harvard.edu) writes:

> No one I know has come close to implementing a C or Fortran
> call_external in Solaris 2.5+ -- perhaps it's simply a matter
> of providing better documentation.

IDL 5.4 will make this a bit easier by writing the "glue"
code between IDL and your C program, as I understand it.
This will make the whole argc, argv thing easier to digest.

> 2. _EXTRA
> Please consider having all built-in commands accept _EXTRA as a keyword.

Uh, this is the way it works. :-)



David Fanning, Ph.D.
Fanning Software Consulting
Phone: 970-221-0438 E-Mail: davidf@dfanning.com
Coyote's Guide to IDL Programming: http://www.dfanning.com/
Toll-Free IDL Book Orders: 1-888-461-0155