[Numpy-discussion] ANN: XDress v0.4

Eelco Hoogendoorn hoogendoorn.eelco at gmail.com
Thu Feb 27 08:58:22 EST 2014

That is good to know. The boost documentation makes it appear as if bjam is
the only way to build boost.python, but good to see examples to the

On Thu, Feb 27, 2014 at 2:19 PM, Toby St Clere Smithe <
pyviennacl at tsmithe.net> wrote:

> Eelco Hoogendoorn <hoogendoorn.eelco at gmail.com> writes:
> > I have a file numpy_boost_python.hpp in one of my projects by Michael
> > Droettboom (can seem to find an online source anymore!), which adds
> > mappings between numpy.ndarray and boost.ndarray, which is very neat
> > and seemless. But like boost.python, it tightly couples with the
> > clusterfuck that is bjam. However, something conceptually like that but
> > integrated with XDress would be great. Indeed it does not sound too
> > complicated; though I don't think I will get around to it anytime soon,
> > unfortunately...
> You don't have to use bjam! I have built my projects with distutils and
> CMake, and never once touched bjam; CMake provides find_package scripts
> for Boost, Python and NumPy, and for distutils, I just include the
> relevant files and flags in my project.
> See [1] for a CMake example, and [2] for a distutils example.
> [1] https://github.com/tsmithe/viennacl-dev/blob/pyviennacl/CMakeLists.txt
> [2] https://github.com/viennacl/pyviennacl-dev/blob/master/setup.py
> Cheers,
> Toby
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