Hm, that could work, but it does produce overhead. Thank you.
Eric On Tue, Jan 5, 2010 at 1:29 PM, Ashley Sheridan <a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote: > > On Tue, 2010-01-05 at 13:29 -0800, Eric Fowler wrote: > > I have a need to call a C language function from a PHP script. > > The function, which I wrote, looks like this: > > /* > * foo(): Takes a string in sIn and writes another string into sOut > according to what is passed in, and the > * value at *pcch. Will not write more than *pcch bytes to output, > including null terminator. > * Upon return, *pcch contains number of chars written to sOut. > */ > void foo(const char * sIn, char * sOut, size_t * pcch); > > So basically I need to pass down a string, and get back a string. > > I have been using swig but clearly I ain't getting it (I am good in C > but new to PHP). Lots of warnings, crashes, and so on. No happiness. > > The swig docs show how to pass strings between python, java, etc., and > C, but nothing on C <---> PHP. > > Can anyone help me with a fragment of sample code, or a link? > > Thanks > > Eric > > > Can't you just compile the C into an executable and call it from a shell? > There are several ways to retrieve input from shell programs. > > Thanks, > Ash > http://www.ashleysheridan.co.uk > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php