Port variant standard
Summary Compiler for the GObject type system
Package version 0.50.2
Keywords lang
Maintainer nobody
License LGPL21+
Other variants There are no other variants.
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Last modified 19 NOV 2020, 01:05:06 UTC
Port created 09 SEP 2017, 02:56:58 UTC
Subpackage Descriptions
single Vala is a programming language that aims to bring modern programming language features to GNOME developers without imposing any additional runtime requirements and without using a different ABI compared to applications and libraries written in C. valac, the Vala compiler, is a self-hosting compiler that translates Vala source code into C source and header files. It uses the GObject type system to create classes and interfaces declared in the Vala source code. Vala is designed to allow access to existing C libraries, especially GObject-based libraries, without the need for runtime bindings. All that is needed to use a library with Vala is an API file, containing the class and method declarations in Vala syntax. Vala currently comes with bindings for GLib and GTK+ and many others from the GNOME Platform.
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Build (only) gmake:single:ravensys
Build and Runtime graphviz:primary:standard
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2c0d5dc6d65d070f724063075424c403765ab7935c9e6fbcb84981b94d07ceda 3514208 vala-0.50.2.tar.xz
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libsecret:standard Library to access the secret service API
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