Using C++ and ctypes together: a vast conspiracy? ;)

Scott David Daniels Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org
Fri Jun 5 01:07:54 CEST 2009


Joseph Garvin wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 2:35 PM, Thomas Heller <theller at ctypes.org> wrote:
>> [Please keep the discussion on the list]
>>
>> All in all, as I said, IMO it is too complicated to figure out the binary
>> layout of the C++ objects (without using a C++ compiler), also there are
>> quite some Python packages for accessing them.
> 
> Requiring that the C++ compiler used to make the dll's/so's to be the
> same one Python is compiled with wouldn't be too burdensome would it?
And what gave you then impression that Python is compiled with a C++
compiler?

--Scott David Daniels
Scott.Daniels at Acm.Org



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