I've set up a google group to discuss adding FFI to the JVM.
On the JRuby project, we've been working to improve our integration of
native libraries for years. At JVMLS 2013, I presented on the Java
Native Runtime (JNR) project, created by Wayne Meissner. We've been
using JNR for years to support a wide range of native libraries, and
the Rubyists love us for it.
It's time to get an FFI library built into Java.
The group is jvm...@googlegroups.com
and you can join here:
Anyone who's interested in having fast access to native libraries with
the JIT and GC happily cooperating...get involved. I want a JSR for