[C++-sig] Inserting custom code into pyplusplus output

Roman Yakovenko roman.yakovenko at gmail.com
Tue Jun 13 20:19:25 CEST 2006

On 6/13/06, Niall Douglas <s_sourceforge at nedprod.com> wrote:
> On 13 Jun 2006 at 11:59, Roman Yakovenko wrote:
> > > So can pyplusplus be extended to automatically generate this kind of
> > > accessor code
> >
> > We are working on this:
> > http://language-binding.net/pyplusplus/peps/call_wrapper_policies.html
> You may find the code defining the macro DEFINE_MAKECARRAYITER() very
> useful in TnFOX. It allows access to dynamic arrays which can be
> modified and extended by a python list interface.

Thank you, I will take a look on the code and will find out how to integrate it
with pyplusplus.

> Also, you can't get pyplusplus to generate thread safe code alone.
> You need alterations to BPL because the iterator interface needs GIL
> unlocking, and nowhere does BPL pass through pyplusplus code to allow
> this.
> The patches required to BPL are moderate however and would cost
> little in runtime overhead. You basically need two installable
> function pointers to do the GIL locking and unlocking.

I understand this. I just thought that sometimes it will be enough to make some
function thread safe.

Roman Yakovenko
C++ Python language binding

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