idl2pm is an IDL compiler to language Perl mapping.
idl2pm [options] spec.idl
All options are forwarded to C preprocessor, except -h -i -J -v -x.
With the GNU C Compatible Compiler Processor, useful options are :
Specific options :
Specify a path for import (only for version 3.0).
Specify a path for Perl package importation (use package;).
Enable export (only for version 3.0).
idl2pm parses the given input file (IDL) and generates :
a Perl spec.pm with marshal and demarshal methods
idl2pm is a Perl OO application what uses the visitor design pattern. The parser is generated by Parse::Yapp.
idl2pm needs a cpp executable.
CORBA Specifications, including IDL (Interface Definition Language) are available on http://www.omg.org/.
CORBA mapping for Perl [mapping.pod - Draft 1, 7 October 1999] comes with the package CORBA::MICO or CORBA::ORBit.