Fran├žois Perrad

NAME

xpidl - XPIDL parser

SYNOPSIS

xpidl -m mode [-a] [-w] [-v] [-t version number] [-I path] [-o basename | -e filename.ext] filename.idl

OPTIONS

-a

Emit annotations to typelib.

-w

Turn on warnings (recommended).

-v

Display version.

-t version number

Create a typelib of a specific version number.

-I path

Add entry to start of include path for ``#include "nsIThing.idl"''.

-o basename

Use basename (e.g. ``/tmp/nsIThing'') for output.

-e filename.ext

Use explicit output filename.

-i path

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

-x

Enable export (only for IDL version 3.0).

-m mode

Specify output mode:

header Generate C++ header (.h)
typelib Generate XPConnect typelib (.xpt)
doc Generate HTML documentation (compat xpidl) (.html)
java Generate Java interface (.java)
html Generate HTML documentation (use idl2html) (.html)

DESCRIPTION

xpidl parses the given input file (IDL) and generates a ASCII file with the .ast extension.

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

CORBA Specifications, including IDL (Interface Definition Language) are available on <http://www.omg.org/>.

XPCOM Type Library File Format, version 1.1, is available on http://mozilla.org/scriptable/typelib_file.html

SEE ALSO

CORBA::IDL, xpt_dump, xpt_link

AUTHORS

The original version (C language) is mozilla.org code.

Port to Perl by Francois Perrad, francois.perrad@gadz.org

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2004-2007, Francois Perrad.

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