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digitalmars.D.learn - Interfacing with C++

reply Shriramana Sharma via Digitalmars-d-learn writes:
Hello. I really really need to be able to interface well with a C++
library which contains lots of classes if I am going to further invest
time into D.

Now from the http://dlang.org/cpp_interface I find out the current
status of built-in C++ interfacing support. I'm working on Linux so
using the COM support is not an option for me (whatever COM may be!).

A few queries:

1) How mature is the SWIG support for wrapping a library into D?
Specifically does the above SWIG support take advantage of the
built-in C++ support features like connecting directly to virtual

2) Is there any further work underway to implement support for static
and non-virtual class member functions? Or is this not at all
possible? If so, why?

3) The page speaks about having to integrate an entire C++ compiler
into the D compiler. Could the usage of libclang help here in having
to avoid writing a new C++ compiler module or am I talking through my
(non-existent) hat?

Shriramana Sharma ஶ்ரீரமணஶர்மா
Nov 01 2014
next sibling parent "Kagamin" <spam here.lot> writes:
You can see http://wiki.dlang.org/DIP61 and linked discussions. 
Static and virtual functions probably work. Constructors and 
destructors probably don't. What's difficult is multiple 
inheritance. The information on C++ support is largely considered 
private to the compiler team.
Nov 01 2014
prev sibling parent "Kagamin" <spam here.lot> writes:
D.learn is about basics of D. Interfacing with C++ is an advanced 
topic, with feature set in flux, so I'd suggest to ask about it 
in http://forum.dlang.org/group/digitalmars.D group.
Nov 02 2014