Recent C++/SWIG stories

Toby Corkindale tjc at
Wed Sep 27 13:33:48 BST 2006

On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 02:23:13PM +0100, Simon Wistow wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 20, 2006 at 09:31:50AM +0100, Nigel Rantor said:
> > 
> > Anyone tried wrapping clean, recent C++ code in Perl using SWIG?
> No, but I've written XS by bhand for C++. 
> It was pretty easy.

Can you apply C++'s function overloading to deal with varying arguments from
int foo::bar(int val) {
    RETVAL = val + 13;
int foo::bar(string word) {
    RETVAL = word.append("13");


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