What is it all about?
This is protobuf-c , a C implementation of the Google Protocol Buffers data serialization format.
* Includes libprotobuf-c , a pure C library that implements protobuf encoding and decoding, and protoc-c , a code generator that converts Protocol Buffer .proto files to C descriptor code, based on the original protoc . protobuf-c formerly included an RPC implementation; that code has been split out into the protobuf-c-rpc project. * Open Source & Easy to use.