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Re: $perl_extension ? require SWIG : require XS;

by syphilis (Chancellor)
on Jan 06, 2007 at 13:43 UTC ( #593300=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to $perl_extension ? require SWIG : require XS;

I know a little bit about XS - just enough to be dangerous (ie "a little knowledge is a dangerous thing"). I couldn't help at all with SWIG (though "swigging grog" is what I've been doing for most of the evening :-)

One advantage of XS over SWIG seems to be that help and advice is much more readily available for XS than it is for SWIG - simply because more people are using XS.

Another advantage of taking the XS route, imho, is that Inline::C (which should perhaps have instead been called "Inline::XS") is available - which makes the learning curve so much gentler.


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