[C++-sig] boost::python::object referencing c++ object

Bjorn Pettersen BPettersen at NAREX.com
Fri Jan 3 20:43:29 CET 2003

I've got the following code to assign a wrapped object to a Python

  template <class T>
  void set(const std::string& name, const T& value) {
    PyObject* key = PyString_FromString(name.c_str());
    object val(value);
    PyDict_SetItem(interpreter()->mainmodule(), key, val.ptr());

and I'd like to be able to set() a variable to a c++ object, then later
mutate the object and have the changes visible to Python. I haven't
traced through the code completely, but it looks like the object ctor
makes a copy(?) Is there any way to accomplish what I'd like to do?

-- bjorn

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