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NAME

       ExtUtils::Constant::Utils - helper functions for ExtUtils::Constant

SYNOPSIS

           use ExtUtils::Constant::Utils qw (C_stringify);
           $C_code = C_stringify $stuff;

DESCRIPTION

       ExtUtils::Constant::Utils packages up utility subroutines used by ExtUtils::Constant,
       ExtUtils::Constant::Base and derived classes. All its functions are explicitly exportable.

USAGE

       C_stringify NAME
           A function which returns a 7 bit ASCII correctly \ escaped version of the string
           passed suitable for C's "" or ''. It will die if passed Unicode characters.

       perl_stringify NAME
           A function which returns a 7 bit ASCII correctly \ escaped version of the string
           passed suitable for a perl "" string.

AUTHOR

       Nicholas Clark <nick@ccl4.org> based on the code in "h2xs" by Larry Wall and others