[pacman-dev] Removal of bindings

Jürgen Hötzel juergen at hoetzel.info
Wed Jan 31 18:30:26 EST 2007

On Wed, Jan 31, 2007 at 04:28:39PM -0600, Aaron Griffin wrote:
> On 1/31/07, Jürgen Hötzel <juergen at hoetzel.info> wrote:
> > I don't know why language bindings generation is part of the pacman-lib CVS
> > repository. Any swig-supported (not only perl/python/java) language binding
> > can be generated from alpm.h and a swig interface file.
> That's bothered me for some time as well, but I didn't put too much
> thought into it.  Don't we need the alpm.i conversions, though?
> Should that be distributed some way?

The supplied alpm.i is just a (very simple) example about how to bind c
data types. A Real-World binding would use Type-Maps to provide smart
bindings. There is no "single" interface file to meet all needs.

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