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How can I call my system's unique C functions from Perl?

by faq_monk (Initiate)
on Oct 08, 1999 at 00:29 UTC ( #725=perlfaq nodetype: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Current Perl documentation can be found at perldoc.perl.org.

Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:

In most cases, you write an external module to do it - see the answer to ``Where can I learn about linking C with Perl? [h2xs, xsubpp]''. However, if the function is a system call, and your system supports syscall(), you can use the syscall function (documented in the perlfunc manpage).

Remember to check the modules that came with your distribution, and CPAN as well - someone may already have written a module to do it.

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[Corion]: Hmm - is anybody aware of a "protocol-only" HTTP module? I'd like to teach Prima non-blocking HTTP ideally without using threads, but that means reimplementing/ rewriting something like HTTP::Tiny (except asynchronous) or AnyEvent::HTTP
[Corion]: Ideally, the HTTP state machine but with a way to feed it HTTP data whenever I get it instead of it actively doing stuff.
[Corion]: Now that I talk about this, maybe Net::Inspect::L7:: HTTP would be the right kind of thing for the responses at least.

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