[C++-sig] Re: will custom lvalue converters be supported?

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Wed Jul 21 00:24:13 CEST 2004

"Igor Lapshin" <igor at pcigeomatics.com> writes:

> Hi, 
> I am wondering if custom lvalue converters are planned to be supported
> in near future. 

There are no such plans.

> The FAQ say that they are not supported, but I found some
> declarations in Python.Boost source code, which look as relevant to
> lvalue conversions, e.g. void* get_lvalue_from_python().

There's nothing in Boost.Python that would allow the example to work.

> I have almost exactly the situation as it is described in FAQ (but
> with my custom classes):

What does the parenthetical remark mean?  Maybe that small difference
means you don't need what's being discussed there.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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