duncan.garland at ntlworld.com
Fri Dec 20 09:12:01 GMT 2013
Thanks, interesting stuff.
I don't know if the New Relic SDK is going to be free or not, but my
intention is to put the Perl modules on CPAN.
On 20 December 2013 08:20, Gareth Harper <spansh+london at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 19 December 2013 22:33, Duncan Garland <duncan.garland at ntlworld.com
> > So far all they've given me are some C libraries which I'm trying to link
> > into a module using Inline::C. Once I've done that, apparently we can
> > the standard New Relic functions and everything will just work. It's
> > supposed to be as simple as that.
> Inline::C and Inline::CPP are very good but you should be wary. I used
> Inline::CPP to interface the Boost library a few months back and whilst my
> tests passed perfectly and I could use the module in a standard Perl
> program, trying to use the module in Catalyst (and I suspect anything else
> which messes around with the namespaces to create relevant routing) causes
> some major issues (basically you can't find your namespace).
> I managed to get around the issue by using Inline::CPP2XS (
> http://search.cpan.org/~sisyphus/InlineX-CPP2XS-0.24/CPP2XS.pm) and
> converting the module to a standard XS module, then continuing to make my
> changes there. There appears to be an Inline::C2XS module as well (
> It may be worth continuing down the Inline::C way until you're happy with
> the module and then converting it to a standard XS module for release
> (assuming you're intending to release it).
> Unfortunately I've steered clear of threads in Perl for many years, so I
> can't help you there.
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