ANN: Pyrex 0.9.9

Gregory Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Mon Apr 12 02:31:41 CEST 2010


Pyrex 0.9.9 is now available:

   http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/greg.ewing/python/Pyrex/

Highlights of this release:

* Some facilities for interfacing with C++ code have been
   added.

* Changes have been made to the semantics of exception
   catching to improve efficiency.

* Preparation is being made for making 'not None' the
   default for extension type parameters to Python functions.

A more detailed discussion of these changes can be found
in the release notes here:

 
http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/greg.ewing/python/Pyrex/version/Doc/Release_Notes_0.9.9.html


What is Pyrex?
--------------

Pyrex is a language for writing Python extension modules.
It lets you freely mix operations on Python and C data, with
all Python reference counting and error checking handled
automatically.



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