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Re: Language Conversion

by ikegami (Pope)
on Sep 09, 2009 at 16:38 UTC ( #794397=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Language Conversion

Specifically, I'm looking for something to take the pain out of converting a few subroutines into C or C++ for my current Perl project for security reasons.

"For security reasons"?

I don't understand that, especially since every single piece of Perl code is implemented in C already. The only thing that's not in C is the order in which the C code is to be executed.

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Re^2: Language Conversion
by waswas-fng (Curate) on Sep 09, 2009 at 18:47 UTC
    s/For security reasons/to obfuscate and placate/g

      No, just interfaces to other systems.

        So it's not for security reasons, it's to interface to other systems?

        You could write an XS module to interface with the C interface. XS isn't pretty, but it's definitely easier than porting an entire application! And then there's Inline::C that makes it even easier!

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