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Graham Ollis 🔥🐉
and 10 contributors

NAME

FFI::Platypus::API - Platypus arguments and return value API for custom types

VERSION

version 0.86

SYNOPSIS

 package FFI::Platypus::Type::MyCustomType;
 
 use FFI::Platypus::API;
 
 sub ffi_custom_type_api_1
 {
   {
     native_type => 'uint32',
     perl_to_native => sub {
       my($value, $i) = @_;
       # Translates ($value) passed in from Perl
       # into ($value+1, $value+2)
       arguments_set_uint32($i, $value+1);
       arguments_set_uint32($i+1, $value+2);
     },
     argument_count => 2,
   }
 }

DESCRIPTION

The custom types API for FFI::Platypus allows you to set multiple C arguments from a single Perl argument as a common type. This is sometimes useful for pointer / size pairs which are a common pattern in C, but are usually represented by a single value (a string scalar) in Perl.

The custom type API is somewhat experimental, and you should expect some changes as needs arise (I won't break compatibility lightly, however).

FUNCTIONS

These functions are only valid within a custom type callback.

arguments_count

 my $count = argument_count;

Returns the total number of native arguments.

arguments_get_sint8

 my $sint8 = arguments_get_sint8 $i;

Get the 8 bit signed integer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_sint8

 arguments_set_sint8 $i, $sint8;

Set the 8 bit signed integer argument at position $i to $sint8.

arguments_get_uint8

 my $uint8 = arguments_get_uint8 $i;

Get the 8 bit unsigned integer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_uint8

 arguments_set_uint8 $i, $uint8;

Set the 8 bit unsigned integer argument at position $i to $uint8.

arguments_get_sint16

 my $sint16 = arguments_get_sint16 $i;

Get the 16 bit signed integer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_sint16

 arguments_set_sint16 $i, $sint16;

Set the 16 bit signed integer argument at position $i to $sint16.

arguments_get_uint16

 my $uint16 = arguments_get_uint16 $i;

Get the 16 bit unsigned integer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_uint16

 arguments_set_uint16 $i, $uint16;

Set the 16 bit unsigned integer argument at position $i to $uint16.

arguments_get_sint32

 my $sint32 = arguments_get_sint32 $i;

Get the 32 bit signed integer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_sint32

 arguments_set_sint32 $i, $sint32;

Set the 32 bit signed integer argument at position $i to $sint32.

arguments_get_uint32

 my $uint32 = arguments_get_uint32 $i;

Get the 32 bit unsigned integer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_uint32

 arguments_set_uint32 $i, $uint32;

Set the 32 bit unsigned integer argument at position $i to $uint32.

arguments_get_sint64

 my $sint64 = arguments_get_sint64 $i;

Get the 64 bit signed integer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_sint64

 arguments_set_sint64 $i, $sint64;

Set the 64 bit signed integer argument at position $i to $sint64.

arguments_get_uint64

 my $uint64 = arguments_get_uint64 $i;

Get the 64 bit unsigned integer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_uint64

 arguments_set_uint64 $i, $uint64;

Set the 64 bit unsigned integer argument at position $i to $uint64.

arguments_get_float

 my $float = arguments_get_float $i;

Get the floating point argument from position $i.

arguments_set_float

 arguments_set_float $i, $float;

Set the floating point argument at position $i to $float

arguments_get_double

 my $double = arguments_get_double $i;

Get the double precision floating point argument from position $i.

arguments_set_double

 arguments_set_double $i, $double;

Set the double precision floating point argument at position $i to $double

arguments_get_pointer

 my $pointer = arguments_get_pointer $i;

Get the pointer argument from position $i.

arguments_set_pointer

 arguments_set_pointer $i, $pointer;

Set the pointer argument at position $i to $pointer.

arguments_get_string

 my $string = arguments_get_string $i;

Get the string argument from position $i.

arguments_set_string

 arguments_set_string $i, $string;

Set the string argument at position $i to $string.

SEE ALSO

FFI::Platypus

Examples of use:

FFI::Platypus::Type::PointerSizeBuffer

AUTHOR

Author: Graham Ollis <plicease@cpan.org>

Contributors:

Bakkiaraj Murugesan (bakkiaraj)

Dylan Cali (calid)

pipcet

Zaki Mughal (zmughal)

Fitz Elliott (felliott)

Vickenty Fesunov (vyf)

Gregor Herrmann (gregoa)

Shlomi Fish (shlomif)

Damyan Ivanov

Ilya Pavlov (Ilya33)

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2015,2016,2017,2018,2019 by Graham Ollis.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.