Shroud is a tool for creating a Fortran or Python interface to a C or C++ library. It can also create a C API for a C++ library.

The user creates a YAML file with the C/C++ declarations to be wrapped along with some annotations to provide semantic information and code generation options. Shroud produces a wrapper for the library. The generated code is highly-readable and intended to be similar to code that would be hand-written to create the bindings.

  1. wrap or dress (a body) in a shroud for burial.
  2. cover or envelop so as to conceal from view.


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