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From Geoffrey Young <gyo...@laserlink.net>
Subject RE: What is *.xs file?
Date Thu, 06 Jul 2000 15:24:53 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: James G Smith [mailto:JGSmith@TAMU.Edu]
> Sent: Thursday, July 06, 2000 11:20 AM
> To: Sam Xie
> Cc: modperl@apache.org
> Subject: Re: What is *.xs file? 
> 
> 
> Sam Xie <sam@samxie.cl.msu.edu> wrote:
> >> Umm this list is for perl as a module in apache
> >> not modules for perl...
> >> 
> >Yes! It is for a perl module in apache.  I am going to write 
> a perl module, 
> >which is capable to read a name list file in AFS for 
> authenticattion and 
> >authorization.  That's why I am studying on this issue.  
> >Thanks for your help!
> >Sam
> 
> I would start with `man h2xs' (only a start), and get 
> _Programming Perl_, 
> which talks about it some, as does _The Perl Cookbook_, I 
> believe.  Then 
> there's the perlmodlib, perlxs, and perlxstut man pages.  The 
> first covers 
> writing perl modules, the second covers the xs interface, and 
> the last is a 
> tutorial.  After those, you might want to read perlguts (man 
> page covering the 
> internal functions within perl).  I haven't read through all 
> these, but they 
> would be my first place to look.

perlmonth.com had a rather nice set of XS articles starting in issue 6

issue 10 has links to all of them:
http://www.perlmonth.com/columns/modules/modules.html?issue=10

--Geoff

> -- 
> James Smith <JGSmith@TAMU.Edu>, 979-862-3725
> Texas A&M CIS Operating Systems Group, Unix
> 
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