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vala-gen-introspect - generate a GI file for GObject and glib based packages

vala-gen-introspect PKGNAME PKGBASE

vala-gen-introspect is a utility which generates GI files from GObject and glib based packages. It can be used in combination with vapigen(1) to generate an API for Vala, and allow its usage in Vala for compiling to native code. PKGNAME is the pkg-config name of the library and PKGBASE specifies the base directory for that package.

gen-introspect [OPTION?]

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Be verbose
write output here instead of stdout
Namespace of the module, like 'Gtk'
Shared library which contains the symbols
Other gidls to include

https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/vala/issues

https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/Vala

J??rg Billeter, Raffaele Sandrini.

After compilation, the following command generates a GI for pango: vala-gen-introspect pango packages/pango

vapigen --pkg cairo --vapidir . --library pango packages/pango/pango.gi

vapigen (1)

January 2022 gen-introspect 0.54.6