Quality assurance in Python projects containing C modules

Duncan Booth duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Mon Mar 10 20:03:18 CET 2008


Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> Duncan Booth wrote:
>> I would start by ensuring that any DLLs you write are written using
>> Pyrex or Cython: almost always problems with C libraries called from
>> Python are due to faulty reference counting but if you keep all of
>> your Python related code in Pyrex/Cython modules the reference
>> counting problem should be taken care of for you. You can call any
>> required C/C++ code from the Cython code. 
> 
> I think the OP meant to use wxPython as an external module, in which
> case he has no way of influencing the language it is implemented in.

The OP mentioned 'two or three C libraries', so I assume wxPython is only 
part of the story.



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