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glib-mkenums(1) 			  User Commands 			  glib-mkenums(1)

       glib-mkenums - generate C language enum description

       glib-mkenums [--comments text] [--eprod text] [--fhead text] [--fprod text] [--ftail text]
       [--help] [--template file]  [--version]	[--vhead  text]  [--vprod  text]  [--vtail  text]

       glib-mkenums  parses  C	code  to extract enum definitions, and produces enum descriptions
       based on text templates specified by the user. glib-mkenums produces C code that  contains
       enum values as strings, which allows programs to provide value name strings for introspec-

       glib-mkenums takes a list of valid C code files as input.  The options  specified  control
       the  text  that	is  output, certain substitutions are performed on the text templates for
       keywords enclosed in @ characters.

       This section provides more information about text substitution and trigraph extensions.

   Text Substitution
       glib-mkenums substitutes certain keywords, which are enclosed in @ characters, when creat-
       ing  the  output  text. For the substitution examples of the keywords in this section, the
       following example enum definition is assumed:

       typedef enum
	 PREFIX_THE_XVALUE    = 1 << 3,
       } PrefixTheXEnum;

       glib-mkenums substitutes the following keywords:

       @EnumName@      The name of the enum currently being processed. enum names are assumed  to
		       be  properly  namespaced  and  to  use  mixed  capitalization  to separate
		       words (for example, PrefixTheXEnum).

       @enum_name@     The enum name with words in lowercase and each word  separated  by  under-
		       scores (for example, prefix_the_xenum).

       @ENUMNAME@      The  enum  name	with words in uppercase and each word separated by under-
		       scores (for example, PREFIX_THE_XENUM).

       @ENUMSHORT@     The enum name with words in uppercase and each word  separated  by  under-
		       scores, and with the prefix stripped (for example, THE_XENUM).

       @VALUENAME@     The enum value name currently being processed, with words in uppercase and
		       each word separated by underscores. This is the assumed	literal  notation
		       of enum values in the C sources (for example, PREFIX_THE_XVALUE).

       @valuenick@     A  nickname for the enum value currently being processed.  This is usually
		       generated by stripping the common prefix words of all of the  enum  values
		       of  the	current enum, with words in lowercase and underscores substituted
		       by hyphens (for example, the-xvalue).

       @type@	       This is substituted either by "enum" or "flags", depending on whether  the
		       enum  value  definitions  contain bit-shift operators or not (for example,

       @Type@	       Same as @type@, but  with  the  first  letter  capitalized  (for  example,

       @TYPE@	       Same as @type@, but with all letters in uppercase (for example, FLAGS).

       @filename@      The name of the input file currently being processed (for example, foo.h).

   Trigraph Extensions
       Some C comments in the parsed enum definitions are treated as special. Such comments start
       with the trigraph sequence /*< and end with the trigraph sequence  >*/.

       Per enum definition, the "skip" and "flags" options are supported. The skip  option  indi-
       cates  that  this enum definition should be skipped.  The flags option specifies that this
       enum definition should be treated as a flags definition, or specifies the common prefix to
       be stripped from all values to generate value nicknames.  The "underscore_name" option can
       be used to specify the underscorized name variant used in the  *_get_type()  function  and
       *_TYPE_* macro.	For instance:

       /*< underscore_name=gnome_vfs_uri_hide_options >*/

       Per  value definition, the "skip" and "nick" options are supported. The skip option causes
       the value to be skipped. The nick option specifies the otherwise autogenerated nickname.

       The following options are supported:

       --comments text	       Template text for auto-generated comments, the default (for C code
			       generation) is

			       "/* @comment@ */"

       --eprod text	       Output text every time an enum occurs in the input files.

       --fhead text	       Output text prior to processing input files.

       --fprod text	       Output text every time a new input file is processed.

       --ftail text	       Output text after all input files have been processed.

       -h, --help	       Show usage and basic help information.

       --template file	       Read  template from the given file.  The templates are enclosed in
			       specially-formatted C comments

			       /*** BEGIN section ***/
			       /*** END section ***/

			       where section may be file-header, file-production, file-tail, enu-
			       meration-production,  value-header,  value-production, value-tail,
			       or comment.

       -v, --version	       Show version information.

       --vhead text	       Output text before iterating the set of values of an enum.

       --vprod text	       Output text for every value of an enum.

       --vtail text	       Output text after iterating all values of an enum.

       The following operands are supported:

       file		       Specifies a valid C code file.

       Example 1: Examples of Trigraph Extensions

       typedef enum /*< skip >*/
       } PrefixThisEnumWillBeSkipped;
       typedef enum /*< flags,prefix=PREFIX >*/
	 PREFIX_THE_ZEROTH_VALUE,    /*< skip >*/
	 PREFIX_THE_THIRD_VALUE,     /*< nick=the-last-value >*/
       } PrefixTheFlagsEnum;

       The following exit values are returned:

       0	Application exited successfully

       >0	Application exited with failure

       The following files are used by this application:

       /usr/bin/glib-mkenums	       The command-line executable for the application.

       /usr/share/gtk-doc/html/glib    Location of developer documentation

       See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |      ATTRIBUTE TYPE	     |	    ATTRIBUTE VALUE	   |
       |Availability		     |SUNWgnome-base-libs-devel    |
       |Interface stability	     |Committed 		   |

       gdk-pixbuf-source(1), gdk-pixbuf-query-loaders(1), glib-genmarshal(1), glib-gettextize(1),
       gobject-query(1),  gtk-query-immodules-2.0(1),  gtk-update-icon-cache(1),  libglib-2.0(3),
       attributes(5), gnome-interfaces(5)

       Updated by Brian Cameron, Sun Microsystems Inc., 2003, 2006. Written by Tim Janik.

SunOS 5.11				    7 Apr 2003				  glib-mkenums(1)

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