[fpc-pascal]XChat plugins using FPC
Michael Van Canneyt
michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Wed Jul 23 08:51:10 CEST 2003
On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, James Mills wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 23, 2003 at 03:28:55AM +0200, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > > I can successully compile and test the plugin source listed at
> > > http://xchat.org/docs/plugin20.html written in C.
> > >
> > > However I don't like C much and am wondering if it's possible to do the
> > > same thing in pascal... ? I know it has to be possible, but I need
> > > someone to start me off in the right direction...
> > Probably yes, but you'll need to convert headers of xchat-plugin.h. The
> > "h2pas" util can be handy for this. (or at least it can save a lot of time)
> Now once these headers are converted...
> When writing the plugin source itself, do I need to use PChar's instead
> of pascal strings ?
Your entry and exit points need that, yes. But all in between can be
done using strings.
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