[C++-sig] Merging indexing_v2 to mainline

John Reid j.reid at mail.cryst.bbk.ac.uk
Mon Feb 11 15:02:18 CET 2008

I would be very keen to have this in the mainline either as a backwardly 
compatible replacement for the existing indexing suite or as an 
independent alternative implementation alongside it.

Personally I do not know if backward compatibility is possible.

Thanks for the useful work,

Raoul Gough wrote:
> A few years ago I worked on a new implementation of container indexing 
> support in Boost.Python, which never made it onto the Boost mainline. I 
> seem to remember that Dave had some reservations about the amount of 
> detailed documentation on the way the implementation worked, but haven't 
> dredged up any old emails on this point.
> Since then, I haven't had much time to look at this, so the code has 
> always remained on the indexing_v2 branch. Nevertheless, I understand 
> that some people are using this code successfully, including pygccxml*, 
> so I was wondering if it would now be appropriate to merge this code 
> onto the mainline.
> I didn't keep up with the CVS to SVN conversion, so I'm not sure how 
> hard this would be to get done. Any opinions or advice on getting this 
> started?

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