[C++-sig] Delete objects, remove from dict

Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve rwgk at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 25 18:46:53 CEST 2010

I've only tried it with Python 2; I'm not setup for working with Python 3.


  boost::python::api::delitem(target, key);

and if that fails too

  PyObject_DelItem(target.ptr(), key.ptr());


>From: Simon W <simwarg at gmail.com>
>To: Development of Python/C++ integration <cplusplus-sig at python.org>
>Sent: Mon, October 25, 2010 8:48:27 AM
>Subject: Re: [C++-sig] Delete objects, remove from dict
>Hey and thanks for the answer! Unfortunately that doesn't seem to work. I'm 
>using boost.python for Python 3 ( boost python 1.44? )
>error C2039: 'del' : is not a member of 'boost::python::api::object'
>I've had a look on the reference manual but I don't understand if it's a free 
>function or an method of object() ? Neither work ..
>The code i'm using:
>            object obj = mMainNamespace[ name.c_str() ];
>            obj.del();
>// Simon
>On Mon, Oct 25, 2010 at 1:26 AM, Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve <rwgk at yahoo.com> 
>> namespace.remove("test"); // <- how can I do something like this with boost
>>See also:

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