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Re: An article on writing Perl extensions without XS

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Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
December 16, 2013 14:34
Re: An article on writing Perl extensions without XS
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On Mon, 16 Dec 2013 08:31:26 +0100
Steffen Mueller <> wrote:

> I wrote the following article with the intention of helping people 
> understand a tad better what XS does for them under the hood. I could 
> imagine some on this list might find it interesting.

An interesting article but I'm not quite sure what the overall aim is.
The wording at the beginning starts off by deriding XS for "arcane
syntax", and explains how to write XSUBs without XS. But then the
conclusion at the end says it's lots of tedious boilerplate and XS
makes it easier.

Paul "LeoNerd" Evans
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