[C++-sig] Pyste: Help Wanted

Petrucio petrucio at hoplon.com
Fri Jul 22 23:24:36 CEST 2005

At 18:00 22/7/2005, you wrote:
>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.

<vector>, <map>, <string>, etc.

> > windows headers,
>Because they use nonstandard constructs?

Not sure why, didn't investigate. But couldn't parse them.

> > or even Boost.Python header files.
>That makes no sense.  Cygwing/MingW GCC parses Boost.Python just
>fine.  What gives?

I didn't try to parse those, this is something Nicodemus told me he 
happened to him, you'd have to ask him.

> > 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.

No, not with the windows ones, but would help with the std headers, which 
were my case.

> > 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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