[C++-sig] Re: Tedious Newbie Question
g.simpson at zoo-tech.com
Tue Jun 8 13:11:27 CEST 2004
> > I am trying to use Boost.Python to embed a Python library
> into my C++
> > application. The library in question uses unicode strings
> internally and I
> > can't for the life of me work out how to get them out and
> into my C++.
> > Google is largely silent on the matter.
> > I have no problem using extract<> to get a python string
> into a std::string
> > but trying the same thing with unicode python strings and
> > throws an exception.
> > Clearly I'm going about it the wrong way - what should I be doing?
> Probably you need to be using a newer version of Boost; we've
> supported wstring conversions since Boost 1.31.0.
That's the version of boost I have.
It looks like it's trying to delete something it shouldn't (access
violation) somewhere in the bowels of the STL / boost::python
Interestingly if I go up the call stack to where the extract<std::wstring>()
is being called, the unicode string has actually arrived.
> But we don't support Py_Finalize(); see
Ah, what should I do instead?
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