thunking

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  • (file)

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thunking (uncountable)

  1. (computing) The use of thunks (data mappings).
    • 1995, Kathleen Panov, Larry Salomon, Arthur Panov, The Art of OS/2 Warp Programming
      DLLs are greatly affected by this thunking mechanism.
    • 1997, Bruce McKinney, Hardcore Visual Basic
      But if you have a copy of Visual Basic version 4 hanging around, thunking is easy.
    • 2003, Don Box, Chris Sells, Essential.NET: The Common Language Runtime
      Most runtimes (including the CLR) provide a way to integrate with C-based libraries through a thunking layer.

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