jdhunter at nitace.bsd.uchicago.edu
Fri Jun 28 12:08:24 EDT 2002
>>>>> "Teja" == Teja Sastry <kurugant at denshi.ece.utk.edu> writes:
Teja> Could anybody share their experience on how to call the C++
Teja> variable to python, I'm not quite familiar with python . I
Teja> see there is a way to declare that as a python object in C++
Teja> program and export it to python. I would really appreciate
Teja> if anybody can clarify me on how do this prgramming.
This is called 'Extending Python' and there is a helpful manual
written by Guido van Rossum and Fred Drake:
There are tools to automate this process. The boost python library is
probably the best; it's template based C++ library which has extensive
support for wrapping C++ classes in python
http://www.boost.org/libs/python/doc/. You may also want to look at
SWIG http://www.swig.org, which will generate python extensions for
C/C++ code but has limited support for some C++ features.
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