c2nim

c2nim is a tool to translate Ansi C code to Nim.

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c2nim

c2nim is a tool to translate Ansi C code to Nim. The output is human-readable Nim code that is meant to be tweaked by hand after the translation process. c2nim is no real compiler!

Please see the manual here.

Installing

Install https://github.com/nim-lang/nimble#installation, clone this repository and run nimble build in your checkout.

Translating

c2nim is preliminary meant to translate C header files. Because of this, the preprocessor is part of the parser. For example:

  #define abc 123
  #define xyz 789

Is translated into:

  const
    abc* = 123
    xyz* = 789

c2nim is meant to translate fragments of C code and thus does not follow include files. c2nim cannot parse all of Ansi C and many constructs cannot be represented in Nim: for example duff's device cannot be translated to Nim.

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