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Question about using libpoppler-glib.so with emacs-ffi a month ago

From dalanicolai to ~skeeto/public-inbox

Hello,

I have found (and tested) your repo, for the elisp-ffi. Additionally,
I have read your article about how it works where you end by
encouraging readers to share ideas for it.
Now I have no experience with c-development nor with using dynamic
libraries, so forgive me if my question is/appears naive. I figured it
is just faster to ask you than to spend hours to figure out the answer
myself. Anyway, my question is if you think it would be possible to
use `libpoppler-glib.so` using the ffi. Poppler is the pdf-library
used by emacs its pdf-tools 'epdfinfo' server to render/edit PDF's.
Although pdf-tools is quite amazing already, I think it would be quite
easy to extend its functionality if it was possible to the epdfinfo
server, written in C, by a server that is written in a more high level