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Embed perl interpreter and call C function from perl?

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http://perldoc.perl.org/perlembed.html

Above link only shows calling from C to perl.

What I want to do is to create a function in C code and somehow export it to my embedded perl interpreter. Then I want to be able to call this C function from perl code.

Can someone point me to a good example on how to do this?

posted Aug 19, 2014 by Kiran

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Calling a C program from Perl can be done with the XS mechanism. XS stands for eXternal Subroutine, and is the most common way to provide Perl-to-C linkage. However, you may need to learn something about Perl internals.

There is a tutorial about XS at the same website (or via the perldoc command-line program):

answer Aug 19, 2014 by Seema Siddique
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