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Re^4: reading C data structure

by asura (Initiate)
on Sep 18, 2012 at 14:13 UTC ( #994292=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: reading C data structure
in thread reading C data structure

i am writing a code to call C from Perl. As I said I have one variable in a C code that I want to export. This variable needs to be used by a perl function.

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Re^5: reading C data structure
by GrandFather (Sage) on Sep 18, 2012 at 22:38 UTC

    So in fact it seems you have some C code that you need to access from Perl. The key "word" you need is "XS" and the documentation is in perlxs. You will probably find that documentation heavy going. If you describe what you are doing better you may garner more help. Calling some C code from Perl and returning a result is a very common task.

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