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Mapping the Interface Description Language Type Model into C

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Abstract-The Interface Description Language (IDL) is a notation for describing the characteristics of data structures passed among col-lections of cooperating processes in a programming environment. In this paper we discuss a mapping from IDL to C data structures and macro definitions that supports the full language and is type safe and runtime efficient, but is not particularly compile-time efficient nor easy to use. We then propose that the mapping be performed in a new pre-processor, thereby achieving all five goals. Irzdex Terms-Interface Description Language (IDL), intermediate representation, programming environment, type model

Year: 2009
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