vala-gen-introspect-0.46 man page

vala-gen-introspect ā€” 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)

Referenced By

vapigen-0.46(1).

The man page vala-gen-introspect(1) is an alias of vala-gen-introspect-0.46(1).

November 2019 vala-gen-introspect 0.46.5