[C++-sig] [Boost.python] Converting python file object to std::istream.
d_zakaib at yahoo.com
Mon Nov 6 03:53:12 CET 2006
Yes, that's what I figured - I'll give it a shot. Though I think you
meant the read method in my particular case; since I want an input
Stefan Seefeld wrote:
> Dan wrote:
>> I am exposing a C++ class to python that takes a reference to a
>> std::istream object and operates on it. It looks something like this:
>> class StreamReader
>> StreamReader(std::istream& strm);
>> std::istream& strm_;
>> I would like to expose this class to python allowing a python client to
>> pass in any python file type object (regular file object, StringIO
>> object, stdin, etc.), as a C++ client would be able to pass any
>> std::istream derived object.
>> Now it seems to me that someone must have encountered this problem
>> before, but I haven't seen any references as to how to make this work.
>> Any ideas on the best way to proceed would be appreciated.
> It seems to me the correct way to do this is to implement the streambuf
> interface in terms of a boost::python::object, i.e. in which the xsputn()
> method is implemented as calling the python object's 'write' method.
> I haven't seen any such implementation yet.
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