[C++-sig] Boost.Python with other Python implementations?

Neal Becker ndbecker2 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 14:49:03 CEST 2007

Stefan Seefeld wrote:

> Nick Lee wrote:
>> Is it possible to get Boost.Python to work with other Python
>> implementations like IronPython? Or is Boost.Python strictly just for
>> CPython 2.2+?
> Boost.Python was originally written specifically around the Python C API.
> However, some efford went into separating the C++ language reflection bits
> into its own library ('langbinding'). That efford has mostly stalled,
> though (lack of resources, I believe).
> It should be possible to retarget to other python implementations with
> such a framework (originally there were plans to support CPython and Lua).
> Regards,
> Stefan

I seems like PyPy might become interesting.

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