VALA-GEN-INTROSPECT

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Updated: May 2020
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NAME

vala-gen-introspect - generate a GI file for GObject and glib based packages  

SYNOPSIS

vala-gen-introspect PKGNAME PKGBASE  

DESCRIPTION

vala-gen-introspect is a utility which generates GI files from GObject and glib based packages. It can be used in combination with vapigen(1) to generate an API for Vala, and allow it's usage in Vala for compiling to native code. PKGNAME is the pkg-config name of the library and PKGBASE specifies the base directory for that package.  

Usage:

gen-introspect [OPTION?]
 

Help Options:

-h, --help
Show help options
 

Application Options:

-v, --verbose
Be verbose
-o, --output=,FILE/
write output here instead of stdout
-n, --namespace=,NAMESPACE/
Namespace of the module, like 'Gtk'
--shared-library=,FILE/
Shared library which contains the symbols
--include-idl=,IDL/
Other gidls to include
 

BUGS

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/vala/issues  

HOMEPAGE OR CONTACT

https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/Vala  

AUTHORS

J??rg Billeter <j@bitron.ch>, Raffaele Sandrini <rasa@gmx.ch>  

EXAMPLES

After compilation, the following command generates a GI for pango: vala-gen-introspect pango packages/pango
This can then be converted to a Vala API as follows:
vapigen --pkg cairo --vapidir . --library pango packages/pango/pango.gi
 

SEE ALSO

vapigen (1)


 

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