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From: Richard Jones <rich@a...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Creating wrappers for C libraries
On Fri, Dec 08, 2006 at 03:54:37PM +1100, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> I've had a look at chapter 12 of the O'Rielly book as well as the
> wrapper for ocaml-fftw3 and cairo-ocaml and it all seems a little
> daunting.
> 
> I was wondering if there was any semi-automated too for creating
> Ocaml bindings for C libraries.

Obviously there are some semi-automated ways, such as SWIG and camlidl
mentioned already.  But I would definitely urge you to look at doing
the wrapping by hand.  It's really not that hard, although you should
pay careful attention to ch18 of the manual.

Rich.

ch18: http://caml.inria.fr/pub/docs/manual-ocaml/manual032.html

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