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Re: language bindings (fs-independent quotas)

On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 03:51:52PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 01:02:33PM +0000, David Holland wrote:
> > Writing language bindings for a simple and straightforward library is
> > a simple and straightforward undertaking.
> OK, so prove it by writing a perl binding format :)
> I've never written a language binding, so it's not going to be
> straightforward for me anyway.

It's probably not as hard as you think:

See especially the "SWIG for the truly lazy" section, where you basically
just need to point it at a header file.
Of course, this will result in a rather raw binding, and often times it can
be useful to customize things to make them more natural for a particular


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