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NAME

       vapigen - generate a Vala API

SYNOPSIS

       vapigen SOURCE PKGBASE [OPTION]... [FILE]...

DESCRIPTION

       vapigen  is  a  utility  which generates Vala API (VAPI) files from GI files, which may be
       generated using the vala-gen-introspect(1) utility.

   Usage:
              vapigen [OPTION?] FILE... - Vala API Generator

   Help Options:
       -h, --help
              Show help options

   Application Options:
       --vapidir=DIRECTORY...
              Look for package bindings in DIRECTORY

       --girdir=DIRECTORY...
              Look for GIR bindings in DIRECTORY

       --metadatadir=DIRECTORY...
              Look for GIR .metadata files in DIRECTORY

       --nostdpkg
              Do not include standard packages

       --pkg=PACKAGE...
              Include binding for PACKAGE

       --library=NAME
              Library name

       -d, --directory=DIRECTORY
              Output directory

       --disable-warnings
              Disable warnings

       --version
              Display version number

       -q, --quiet
              Do not print messages to the console

BUGS

       https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/vala/issues

HOMEPAGE OR CONTACT

       https://wiki.gnome.org/Projects/Vala

AUTHORS

       J??rg Billeter, Raffaele Sandrini.

EXAMPLES

       After compilation, the following command generates a  GI  for  pango:  vala-gen-introspect
       pango packages/pango

       This can then be converted to a Vala API as follows:
              vapigen --pkg cairo --vapidir . --library pango packages/pango/pango.gi

SEE ALSO

       vala-gen-introspect (1)