(from stdlib-sig) ctypes or struct from an h file

geremy condra debatem1 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 18 22:35:11 CEST 2009


On Sun, Oct 18, 2009 at 4:13 PM, Diez B. Roggisch <deets at nospam.web.de> wrote:
> Yuvgoog Greenle schrieb:
>>
>> Is there a way that Python and C can have a shared definition for a
>> binary data structure?
>>
>> It could be nice if:
>> 1. struct or ctypes had a function that could parse a .h/.c/.cpp file
>> to auto-generate constructors
>> or
>> 2. a ctypes definition could be exported to a .h file.
>>
>> So my question is - is there a way to do this in the std-lib or even pypi?
>>
>>
>> --yuv
>>
>>
>> ps If this doesn't exist, then I'm probably going to open a project
>> and would like some tips/ideas.
>
>
> gccxml can be used to do this, there is a ctypes utilities module that works
> with the output of gccxml.
>
> Diez
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Found this: http://starship.python.net/crew/theller/ctypes/old/codegen.html
which I take to be the module you're talking about. From the docs it doesn't
appear to have worked with gccxml since before 0.6, which is more than 5
years old. Am I at the wrong place?

Geremy Condra



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