[Perl] Making a Perl interface to C code

Shlomi Fish shlomif at vipe.stud.technion.ac.il
Sun Sep 1 02:43:42 PDT 2002


You should read the perlxstut and perlxs man pages, and perhaps other man
pages listed in man perl.


	Shlomi Fish

On Sun, 1 Sep 2002, Shlomo Yona wrote:

> Hello.
> I the sources to some data structure implemented in ANSI-C.
> I would like to make a Perl Module which enables usage of this
> data structure implementation in Perl.
> How do I do this?
> I suppose I'll need to make
> 	1. A Perl module which supplies the Perl interface
> 	2. A Perl module which is the Perl implementation which
> 		actually talks to the C binaries
> 	3. A Makefile (other technologies?) to build the C binaries
> 	4. A CPAN package (other technologies?) for easily installing
> 		the C sources, building the binaries, installing the
> 		Perl stuff, and so on...
> I'd be happy to get some "from scratch" help.
> I have the data structure completely finished and working in ANSI C
> and have a Makefile for it.
> Now what?
> Thanks.

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