Le Wednesday 13 August 2008 15:27:42 Hrvoje Nikšić, vous avez écrit :
Given that ctypes doesn't work on a number of popular architectures, including x86_64 (the last time I looked), I'd hardly call that "better off". :-(
I wrote a debugger based on ptrace using ctypes: http://fusil.hachoir.org/trac/wiki/python-ptrace
The debugger works well on: - Ubuntu Gutsy, i386 - Debian Etch, x86_64 <= yes, it works well - Debian Etch, ppc32 - FreeBSD 6.2 and 7.0, i386 <= yes, ctypes runs fine on FreeBSD too
(so Python 2.4 with ctypes the external ctypes module and Python 2.5 with included ctypes)
I have no other computer to test other CPUs :)
ctypes allows to write code working on CPython 2.4, 2.5, 2.6 and 3.0 (with 2to3), but also on PyPy! Jython plans also to support ctypes.
So, please, retry ctypes ;-)