ExtUtils::Constant::Utils(3perl) Perl Programmers Reference Guide ExtUtils::Constant::Utils(3perl)

ExtUtils::Constant::Utils - helper functions for ExtUtils::Constant

use ExtUtils::Constant::Utils qw (C_stringify);
$C_code = C_stringify $stuff;

ExtUtils::Constant::Utils packages up utility subroutines used by ExtUtils::Constant, ExtUtils::Constant::Base and derived classes. All its functions are explicitly exportable.

C_stringify NAME
A function which returns a 7 bit ASCII correctly \ escaped version of the string passed suitable for C's "" or ''. It will die if passed Unicode characters.
perl_stringify NAME
A function which returns a 7 bit ASCII correctly \ escaped version of the string passed suitable for a perl "" string.

Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org> based on the code in "h2xs" by Larry Wall and others
2021-05-23 perl v5.34.0