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Re: Call C functions from Perl

by mscharrer (Hermit)
on Apr 23, 2008 at 21:33 UTC ( #682502=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Call C functions from Perl

You can call C functions from Perl. The simplest way AFIK is using Inline::C. I don't have any experience using it together with a VS C compiler, I just used it a few times with the GCC under Linux.

Another way to call C code from Perl is using XS, but IMHO it's only for advanced Perl programmers, e.g. to write Perl extensions.

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Re^2: Call C functions from Perl
by hardburn (Abbot) on Apr 23, 2008 at 23:28 UTC

    Or better, take the xs code that Inline::C generated and use it directly.

    "There is no shame in being self-taught, only in not trying to learn in the first place." -- Atrus, Myst: The Book of D'ni.

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