Clutter GObject bindings
in at val.id
Sat Jan 28 20:19:42 PST 2012
== Quote from Artur Skawina (art.08.09 at gmail.com)'s article
> On 01/28/12 03:02, Sparse Push wrote:
> > What is the best way to generate GObject bindings?
> > I ask this because I would like to use Clutter
> > (http://www.clutter-project.org/) in my D program and I don't think it has D
> > bindings already.
> >From the website, http://www.clutter-project.org/about :
> > [...]
> > Developed in C, with language bindings for Perl, Python, C#, C++, Vala and
Ruby. Clutter also generates introspection data during build, for dynamic language
binding using the GObject introspection API. Learn more about GObject introspection...
> so, in theory, it should be possible to use girtod to create the bindings.
> In practice, it will likely require tweaks for some data types and errors
> in the introspection files (for GTK, this took me way more time than writing
> the xml parser and code generator; maybe much of the work is already done so
> this will be less painful). Also, right now, girtod does not handle certain
> things (eg gobject interfaces). so if clutter is using them, support will have
> to be added (it wasn't immediately obvious to me how to expose the parts
> of the API that i haven't used myself; once i figure that out, adding the
> support will be easy, as most of the work is already done).
Thanks, I'll see how far I'll get on my own :)
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