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.TH vala-gen-introspect 1 "26 October 2007" "vala-0.1.5" "Vala"
.IX vala-gen-introspect
.SH NAME
vala-gen-introspect \- generate a GI file for GObject and glib based packages
.SH SYNOPSIS
.B vala-gen-introspect \fIPKGNAME\fP \fIPKGBASE\fP

.SH DESCRIPTION
.B 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 it's usage in Vala for compiling
to native code. \fIPKGNAME\fP is the pkg-config name of the library
and \fIPKGBASE\fP specifies the base directory for that package.

.SH EXAMPLES
.TP
After compilation, the following command generates a GI for pango:
.B vala-gen-introspect pango packages/pango

.SH OPTIONS
.TP
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This command currently takes no command line options.
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.SH SEE ALSO
.BR vapigen (1)

.SH AUTHOR
vala-gen-introspect for Vala was written by Juerg Billeter <j@bitron.ch> and
Raffaele Sandrini <rasa@gmx.ch>.
.PP
This manual page was written by Kumar Appaiah <akumar@ee.iitm.ac.in>,
for the Debian project (but may be used by others).