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const std = @import("std");
const VERSION = "0.2.0";
// Although this function looks imperative, note that its job is to
// declaratively construct a build graph that will be executed by an external
// runner.
pub fn build(b: *std.Build) void {
// Standard target options allows the person running `zig build` to choose
// what target to build for. Here we do not override the defaults, which
// means any target is allowed, and the default is native. Other options
// for restricting supported target set are available.
const target = b.standardTargetOptions(.{});
// Standard optimization options allow the person running `zig build` to select
// between Debug, ReleaseSafe, ReleaseFast, and ReleaseSmall. Here we do not
// set a preferred release mode, allowing the user to decide how to optimize.
const optimize = b.standardOptimizeOption(.{});
const static_lib = b.addStaticLibrary(.{
.name = "ipc",
// In this case the main source file is merely a path, however, in more
// complicated build scripts, this could be a generated file.
.root_source_file = .{ .cwd_relative = "src/bindings.zig" },
.target = target,
.optimize = optimize,
// Link with the libc of the target system since the C allocator
// is required in the bindings.
// This declares intent for the library to be installed into the standard
// location when the user invokes the "install" step (the default step when
// running `zig build`).
const shared_lib = b.addSharedLibrary(.{
.name = "ipc",
.root_source_file = .{ .cwd_relative = "src/bindings.zig" },
.version = comptime (try std.SemanticVersion.parse(VERSION)),
.target = target,
.optimize = optimize,
// Creates a step for unit testing.
const main_tests = b.addTest(.{
.root_source_file = .{ .cwd_relative = "src/main.zig" },
.target = target,
.optimize = optimize,
// This creates a build step. It will be visible in the `zig build --help` menu,
// and can be selected like this: `zig build test`
// This will evaluate the `test` step rather than the default, which is "install".
const test_step = b.step("test", "Run library tests");
const install_static_lib = b.addInstallArtifact(static_lib, .{});
const static_lib_step = b.step("static", "Compile LibIPC as a static library.");
const install_shared_lib = b.addInstallArtifact(shared_lib, .{});
// b.getInstallStep().dependOn(&install_shared_lib.step);
const shared_lib_step = b.step("shared", "Compile LibIPC as a shared library.");