multi-threaded c++ callback problem

pydev python at codeforge.ch
Thu May 11 20:29:57 CEST 2006


hi all,
 
i'm building a wrapper for a multi-threaded c++ library to use it in python. 
everything works fine except the callback.
 
the c++ code to call the python function:
//-----------------------------------------------------------//
void pyCallEventCallback(  CALL hCall, 
                                    LINE hLine, 
                                    CALLSTATE_MAJOR eMajor,
                                    CALLSTATE_MINOR eMinor,  
                                    PyObject* def )
{
    if( !PyCallable_Check( def ) ) 
    {
        PyErr_SetString( PyExc_TypeError, "Need a callable object!" );
        return;
    }
    printf( "EventCallback hCall: %i, hLine: %i, eMajor: %i, eMinor: %i\n", hCall, hLine, eMajor, eMinor);
    PyObject* arglist = Py_BuildValue("(iiii)", hCall, hLine, eMajor, eMinor);
 
    // if i comment out next  line it works!
    PyEval_CallObject( def, arglist ); 
 
    Py_XDECREF(arglist);    
}
//-----------------------------------------------------------//
 
the python callback function looks like this:
//-----------------------------------------------------------//
def callback( *args ):
    print "callback:", args
//-----------------------------------------------------------//
 
the soutput i get looks like this:
 
EventCallback hCall: 1, hLine: 1, eMajor: 2000, eMinor: 2001
callback: ( 1, 1, 2000, 2001 )
EventCallback hCall: 1, hLine: 1, eMajor: 2500, eMinor: 2501
callback: ( 1, 1, 2500, 2501 )
EventCallback hCall: 1, hLine: 1, eMajor: 8000, eMinor: 8001
an then instead of: callback: ( 1, 1, 8000, 8001)
it crashes
 
there are no other python interactions between the callback calls.



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