[C++-sig] Pyste: Help Wanted

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Fri Jul 22 23:00:36 CEST 2005

Petrucio <petrucio at hoplon.com> writes:

> At 08:50 22/7/2005, you wrote:
>>Bruno da Silva de Oliveira <bso at inf.ufsc.br> writes:
>> > Hi Folks,
>> >
>> > As most of you know, I haven't had time to work on Pyste in a few
>> > months. The main reason is lack of time: I haven't have much free time
>> > left, between my work and my social life. Another reason is that I
>> > simply don't use it; at work we use Boost.Python extensivily, but can't
>> > rely on Pyste because it doesn't work very well on windows, which is our
>> > main development platform.
>>What's the problem on Windows?
> gccxml has problems parsing more complex header files, like std::xyz
> headers,

I don't know what you mean by those.

> windows headers, 

Because they use nonstandard constructs?

> or even Boost.Python header files.

That makes no sense.  Cygwing/MingW GCC parses Boost.Python just
fine.  What gives?

> You could parse them under Linux 

I don't see how that could help, especially not with the windows
headers if I've guessed the problem correctly.

> and compile the resulting Boost.Python wrappers in Windows, but that
> isn't very practical.

No it isn't.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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