[C++-sig] wrapper & HeldType

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Wed Oct 19 20:10:19 CEST 2005

Roman Yakovenko <roman.yakovenko at gmail.com> writes:

> On 10/19/05, David Abrahams <dave at boost-consulting.com> wrote:
>> What I'm asking is that you show some code that doesn't work, but that
>> you think ought to work, if the interface were better.
> Do you mean under "doesn't work" - does not compile. If so I am
> resending my example,
> fixed to show my point. Now file contains code that I think I should
> write in order
> to export class with virtual methods and non default held type.
> If you mean "doesn't work" as run time error then such thing does not exists.
> The code I wrote in previous post works as expected.

The enclosed patch to boost/python/object/class_metadata.hpp seems to
do the trick.  However, you'll have to stop using
register_ptr_to_python<std::auto_ptr<data> > ;-)

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