XMLRPC - C Client / Python Server

Chris Rebert clp at rebertia.com
Wed Oct 1 10:14:46 CEST 2008

On Wed, Oct 1, 2008 at 1:05 AM,  <care02 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 30 Sep, 21:58, Michael Torrie <torr... at gmail.com> wrote:
>> car... at gmail.com wrote:
>> > I have implemented a simple Python XMLRPC server and need to call it
>> > from a C/C++ client. What is the simplest way to do this? I need to
>> > pass numerical arrays from C/C++ to Python.
>> Which do you need, C or C++?  They are two different languages with
>> different possibilities for libraries.
>> As the other poster mentioned, xmlrpc-c is a good one for C, and also
>> comes with bindings for C++ which I have used.  Getting xmlrpc-c
>> compiled can be a real challenge though.  I recommend you use binary
>> packages for your distribution of Linux.  If you need it on Win32, then
>> you'll have to spend a day or two figuring out how to build it on
>> Windows.  I eventually got the both the C and C++ client library built
>> in Mingw with libcurl as the transport.  But it was a real pain.
> My problem is that I need xmlrpc-c (preferably the C++ bindings) on
> windows. I have just started to build xmlrpc-c on windows, but no
> success yet, seems to be quite troublesome. Are there any other xmlrpc
> libraries for C/C++ around with prebuilt binaries that work in a
> client/server configuration with Python as a xmlrpc server?

The whole point of XML-RPC is to be language-neutral, so the "with
Python" part of your requirements is superfluous.
On that note, you might want to try asking in a newsgroup/mailinglist
that's more XML-RPC or Windows or C(++) specific.

Follow the path of the Iguana...

> Carl
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