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.Dd February 15, 2008
.Dt FFI 3
.Sh NAME
.Nm FFI
.Nd Foreign Function Interface
.Sh LIBRARY
libffi, -lffi
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.In ffi.h
.Ft ffi_status
.Fo ffi_prep_cif
.Fa "ffi_cif *cif"
.Fa "ffi_abi abi"
.Fa "unsigned int nargs"
.Fa "ffi_type *rtype"
.Fa "ffi_type **atypes"
.Fc
.Ft void
.Fo ffi_call
.Fa "ffi_cif *cif"
.Fa "void (*fn)(void)"
.Fa "void *rvalue"
.Fa "void **avalue"
.Fc
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The foreign function interface provides a mechanism by which a function can
generate a call to another function at runtime without requiring knowledge of
the called function's interface at compile time.
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr ffi_prep_cif 3 ,
.Xr ffi_call 3