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module for opaque, extensible XS pointer backed objects using sv_magic

XS::Object::Magic provides a way of associating structs with Perl space objects designed to supercede Perl's builtin "T_PTROBJ" with something that is designed to be:

  • extensible: The association of the pointer using "sv_magicext"

can be done on any data type, so you can associate C structs with any representation type. This means that you can add pointers to any object (hand coded, Moose or otherwise), while still having instance data in regular hashes. * opaque: The C pointer is neither visible nor modifiable from Perl space. This prevents accidental corruption which could lead to segfaults using "T_PTROBJ" (e.g. "$$ptr_obj = 0").



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Debian: gregor herrmann <gregoa@debian.org>

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16 December 2012


License: artistic or gpl-1+

Leaders and contributors

Florian Ragwitz contact

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref) (R)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/libxs-object-magic-perl
Perl (Ref)https://metacpan.org/release/XS-Object-Magic

Software prerequisites


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Date 2015-07-17
Source Debian
Source link http://packages.debian.org/sid/libxs-object-magic-perl


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