Calling foreign functions from Python? ctypes?
theller at python.net
Mon Jan 9 02:13:49 EST 2006
"=?UTF-8?B?Ik1hcnRpbiB2LiBMw7Z3aXMi?=" <martin at v.loewis.de> writes:
> Paul Watson wrote:
>> I need to call some Windows APIs. Is the only way to download ctypes or
>> the win32 interfaces?
> That depends on the specific win32 interface you want to call.
> Typically, the answer is "yes".
>> Is there any plan to get ctypes batteries into the standard Python build?
> I don't have such a plan. To my knowledge, ctypes has never been
> contributed to Python, either, so its author apparently has no plan,
As the author, I would be happy to see ctypes included with the standard
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