VAPIGEN

Section: User Commands (1)
Updated: February 2020
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NAME

vapigen - generate a Vala API  

SYNOPSIS

vapigen SOURCE PKGBASE [OPTION]... [FILE]...  

DESCRIPTION

vapigen is a utility which generates Vala API (VAPI) files from GI files, which may be generated using the vala-gen-introspect(1) utility.  

Usage:

vapigen [OPTION?] FILE... - Vala API Generator
 

Help Options:

-h, --help
Show help options
 

Application Options:

--vapidir=,DIRECTORY/...
Look for package bindings in DIRECTORY
--girdir=,DIRECTORY/...
Look for GIR bindings in DIRECTORY
--metadatadir=,DIRECTORY/...
Look for GIR .metadata files in DIRECTORY
--nostdpkg
Do not include standard packages
--pkg=,PACKAGE/...
Include binding for PACKAGE
--library=,NAME/
Library name
-d, --directory=,DIRECTORY/
Output directory
--disable-warnings
Disable warnings
--version
Display version number
-q, --quiet
Do not print messages to the console
 

BUGS

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

HOMEPAGE OR CONTACT

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

AUTHORS

J??rg Billeter, Raffaele Sandrini.  

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

vala-gen-introspect (1)


 

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SEE ALSO
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