[Israel.pm] Accessing C API from Perl

Shmuel Fomberg semuelf at 012.net.il
Fri Mar 19 04:20:21 PDT 2010


Hi.

Gaal Yahas wrote:
>> I tried to install FFI::Library, but failed to build / install ffcall.
>> does anyone knows where I can download a compiled version for Windows?
> 
> What's your environment? I think cygwin has ffcall, and I seem to
> remember managing to build it from source with the free MSVC and maybe
> even Strawberry Perl. Sorry, I no longer have a Windows development
> environment myself.

My environment is Win32 / Strawberry Perl.
However, it seen that the MinGW (or something, and I think that this is 
the compiler that S-P uses) makefile is broken.

Also, with MSVC I managed to get 'lib' files, but not DLL files, that is 
weird.

Shmuel.


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