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I was asking in a very general way, and have not actually attempted anything yet, but I will try and explain more thouroughly:
I don't know if these are specifically kernel headers, but while installing my system I saw a file called something like "Multimedia header files" get copied across. I took this to mean that somewhere on the system is a header file I can either #include or put in the uses list (delphi), and then have acess to a variety of abstract commands such as playmedia, for example (just a guess!!). Also knowing a small amount of how linux is built up, there must be a few of these available to use in linux programming.
All I need to know is where to find them really, and I can probably work out the rest.
Also on a related note, can I link c object code (precompiled) into delphi?
Include GTK+ or QT header files and use those libraries classes and functions which will allow you to play music, etc. Linux does provide system header files that you can include in a C application but I'm not sure what they offer, not having used them myself.
Topic is posted quite a long time ago, but I would like to request for general documentation on using header files.
I'm developing one small app for my school and have a problem that can be solved using device mapper headerfile ( /usr/include/libdevmapper.h ). But since it's only core skeleton of the solution, I don't know how to use those functions and data-types that are defined in this header file. I peeked into some app's that take advantage of that specific library, but they are rather advance for me to get information I need.
I have a quite basic knowledge of C, but I'm willing to learn more, if I can have good documentation.
So if you have good URL in your bookmarks or know any good sites, that I can use. Please share!