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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
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<!DOCTYPE sconsdoc [
<!ENTITY % scons SYSTEM '../../../../doc/scons.mod'>
%scons;
<!ENTITY % builders-mod SYSTEM '../../../../doc/generated/builders.mod'>
%builders-mod;
<!ENTITY % functions-mod SYSTEM '../../../../doc/generated/functions.mod'>
%functions-mod;
<!ENTITY % tools-mod SYSTEM '../../../../doc/generated/tools.mod'>
%tools-mod;
<!ENTITY % variables-mod SYSTEM '../../../../doc/generated/variables.mod'>
%variables-mod;
]>

<sconsdoc xmlns="http://www.scons.org/dbxsd/v1.0"
          xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
          xsi:schemaLocation="http://www.scons.org/dbxsd/v1.0/scons.xsd scons.xsd">

<tool name="midl">
<summary>
<para>
Sets construction variables for the Microsoft IDL compiler.
</para>
</summary>
<sets>
<item>MIDL</item>
<item>MIDLFLAGS</item>
<item>MIDLCOM</item>
</sets>
<uses>
<item>MIDLCOMSTR</item>
</uses>
</tool>

<builder name="TypeLibrary">
<summary>
<para>
Builds a Windows type library (<filename>.tlb</filename>)
file from an input IDL file (<filename>.idl</filename>).
In addition, it will build the associated inteface stub and
proxy source files,
naming them according to the base name of the <filename>.idl</filename> file.
For example,
</para>

<example_commands>
env.TypeLibrary(source="foo.idl")
</example_commands>

<para>
Will create <filename>foo.tlb</filename>,
<filename>foo.h</filename>,
<filename>foo_i.c</filename>,
<filename>foo_p.c</filename>
and
<filename>foo_data.c</filename>
files.
</para>
</summary>
</builder>

<cvar name="MIDL">
<summary>
<para>
The Microsoft IDL compiler.
</para>
</summary>
</cvar>

<cvar name="MIDLCOM">
<summary>
<para>
The command line used to pass files to the Microsoft IDL compiler.
</para>
</summary>
</cvar>

<cvar name="MIDLCOMSTR">
<summary>
<para>
The string displayed when
the Microsoft IDL copmiler is called.
If this is not set, then &cv-link-MIDLCOM; (the command line) is displayed.
</para>
</summary>
</cvar>

<cvar name="MIDLFLAGS">
<summary>
<para>
General options passed to the Microsoft IDL compiler.
</para>
</summary>
</cvar>

</sconsdoc>