Simple question: How to pass a C++ class reference to a callback?

Harri Pesonen fuerte at sci.fi
Tue Sep 2 18:42:19 CEST 2003


David Abrahams wrote:
> "T. Panbru" <panbru at comcast.net> writes:
> 
>>Try encapsulating your C++ class reference in a CObject, using:
>>
>>     PyObject* PyCObject_FromVoidPtr( void* cobj, void (*destr)(void *))
>>     void* PyCObject_AsVoidPtr( PyObject* self)
>>
>>and so forth, to go back and forth between the C++ and Python realms.
>>
>>Check out the Python docs at:
>>
>>     http://www.python.org/doc/2.3/api/cObjects.html
>>
> 
> 
> Or use one of the high-level wrapping tools such as Boost.Python
> (http://www.boost.org/libs/python) which make this stuff much easier
> and safer.

Boost.Python is not 2.3 compatible yet, but it seems very good.

Harri





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