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From Zhan Xu <>
Subject Re: Windows support
Date Fri, 13 Feb 2009 20:27:53 GMT

Thanks for the info.

Does it mean that if I want to extend the message delivery
implementation (e.g. add a new protocol), I have to do the similar
extension multiple times against each language? That's kinda awful...

Zhan Xu

On 2/13/09, Mark Slee <> wrote:
> The individual language runtime libraries are currently independent.
>  Java/perl/php/etc. do not call into the C++ libraries for message delivery.
>  Rather, they implement message deliviery using the standard I/O packages
>  available in each language.
>  ----- Original Message -----
>  From: "Zhan Xu" <>
>  To: <>
>  Sent: Friday, February 13, 2009 11:02 AM
>  Subject: Re: Windows support
>  All (Hannes, Jérémie, David, Esteve and others)
>  Thanks a lot for the valuable feedbacks! Sounds like there are
>  requests/thoughts for Windows support and the community already had
>  some initial tries for it.
>  While browsing the source, I found there are some C#
>  codes($thrift/lib/csharp/src) with real implementation (TSocket,
>  TBufferedTransport ...) Does that means the Windows issue is just for
>  C++ run-time library but C# does not have the problem since it's not
>  using C/C++ system calls?
>  This observation leads me to a further question -- what's the
>  relationship between the java/perl/php run-time libraries to the c++
>  run-time library? Are those java/perl/php libraries standalone, or
>  they call the c++ run-time libraries to do the real message delivery?
>  Zhan Xu

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