Alessandro Ranellucci


Alien::qd - Alien library for libqd


 use strict;
 use warnings;
 use Module::Build;
 use Alien::qd;
 # Retrieve the Alien::qd configuration:
 my $alien = Alien::qd->new;
 # Create the build script:
 my $builder = Module::Build->new(
     module_name => 'My::qd::Wrapper',
     extra_compiler_flags => $alien->cflags(),
     extra_linker_flags => $alien->libs(),
     configure_requires => {
         'Alien::qd' => 0,


Alien::qd provides a CPAN distribution for the qd library. In other words, it installs qd's library in a non-system folder and provides you with the details necessary to include in and link to your C/XS code.

For documentation on the qd's API, see


Alessandro Ranellucci, <>


The best place to report bugs or get help for this module is to file Issues on github:

Note that I do not maintain qd itself, only the Alien module for it.


Copyright 2012 Alessandro Ranellucci

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or the Artistic License.

See for more information.

This licensing note doesn't affect the shipped libqd archive. See its license for more information.