extending python with a C-written dll
mrjean1ATcomcastDOTnet at no.spam.net
Mon Dec 20 21:03:46 CET 2004
First, you might check the calldll module available here
Take a look at Pyrex, it may fit your requirements to access C from
If you do not have these already, you may need the Win32 API extension
In article <cq6qi8$hk9$1 at s5.feed.news.oleane.net>, Jean-Baptiste PERIN
<jb_perin at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> Grant Edwards a écrit :
> > On 2004-12-20, Jean-Baptiste PERIN <jb_perin at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> >>I'm trying to make a windows dll reachable from a python script..
> > FWIW, you can call dll's using the ctypes modules without
> > mucking around in C. There may be performance reasons to build
> > a "real" python module, but I haven't run across them yet.
> Not really a performance reason .. but mainly because I have a huge code
> produced in C and no time to port it in python ..
> Moreover .. I need the python program to interact with the C code
> ..(perfom calls to dll-defined functions)
> I don't know ctypes module .. do you really think it can help ?
> Do you have a link to quickly learn about it ?
> The only thing I found is :
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