[C++-sig] Re: Boost.Python scope
seefeld at sympatico.ca
Fri Nov 7 19:56:11 CET 2003
Nicolas Fleury wrote:
> If I undertand correctly, the way of doing it is something like:
> handle<> main_module(borrowed( PyImport_AddModule("__main__") ));
> main_namespace dict(handle<>(borrowed(
> PyModule_GetDict(main_module.get()) )));
> object result(handle<>(
> PyRun_String("import pickle; pickle.load(open('myfile'))",
> Py_eval_input, main_namespace.ptr(),
> This is very nice, since I have a way of working with a
> boost::python::object. However, my question remain, should Boost.Python
> scope/goal be enlarged to have no need for Py... C functions, providing
> a full C++ API for Python/C++ interaction?
Beside their names all starting with 'Py' instead of 'boost::python::',
what would be different in a C++ API for these remaining functions ?
There is no automatic error / exception handling or ref counting that
you could possibly gain...
Or may be it's me who is missing something...
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