Easier to wrap C or C++ libraries?

Diez B. Roggisch deets at nospam.web.de
Sun Feb 15 14:05:04 CET 2009


Hrvoje Niksic schrieb:
> "Diez B. Roggisch" <deets at nospam.web.de> writes:
> 
>> The answer is easy: if you use C, you can use ctypes to create a
>> wrapper - with pure python, no compilation, no platform issues.
> 
> The last part is not true.  ctypes doesn't work on 64-bit
> architectures, nor does it work when Python is built with non-gcc Unix
> compilers.

It's not working on Windows with the standard distribution?

I'm sorry for spreading FUD about being no issues at all, that 
apparently wasn't right - however, so far I didn't encounter them.

Diez



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