Francois Perrad
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NAME

idl2soap - IDL compiler to WSDL/SOAP (Web Services Description Language)

SYNOPSIS

idl2soap [options] spec.idl

OPTIONS

All options are forwarded to C preprocessor, except -b -h -i -q -s -t -v -x.

With the GNU C Compatible Compiler Processor, useful options are :

-D name
-D name=definition
-I directory
-I-
-nostdinc

Specific options :

-b base uri

Specify a base uri for location of import.

-h

Display help.

-i directory

Specify a path for import (only for IDL version 3.0).

-q

Generate qualified elements.

-s (xsd|rng)

Specify the schema used. By default xsd.

-t

Generate tabulated XML (beautify for human).

-v

Display version.

-x

Enable export (only for IDL version 3.0).

DESCRIPTION

idl2soap parses the given input file (IDL) and generates :

  • a WSDL file spec.wsdl following the CORBA to WSDL/SOAP Interworking Specification (WS-I conformant soap binding, ie rpc/literal soap binding).

  • a WSDL binding file specbinding.wsdl (WS-I conformant soap binding).

idl2soap is a Perl OO application what uses the visitor design pattern. The parser is generated by Parse::Yapp.

idl2soap needs XML::DOM module.

idl2soap needs a cpp executable.

CORBA Specifications, including IDL (Interface Definition Language) and CORBA to WSDL/SOAP Interworking Specification are available on <http://www.omg.org/>.

WSDL 1.1 (Web Services Description Language) specifications are available on <http://www.w3.org/TR/wsdl>.

SEE ALSO

cpp, perl, idl2html, idl2xsd, idl2rng, idl2wsdl

COPYRIGHT

(c) 2003-2007 Francois PERRAD, France. All rights reserved.

This program and all CORBA::XMLSchemas modules are distributed under the terms of the Artistic Licence.

AUTHOR

Francois PERRAD, francois.perrad@gadz.org