[Python.NET] Is Python .NET Alive?
brad at fie.us
Wed May 16 07:50:20 CEST 2012
Sorry. That would be ucs4 vs ucs2. Never post to a mailing list drunk or risk confusing obscure Unicode protocols with obscure pyqt tools. Learn from my mistakes.
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On May 16, 2012, at 12:24 AM, Brad Friedman <brad at fie.us> wrote:
> MoCo eh? You may want to look into cython. It's a good complimentary tech. I find that looking for binary releases of python.net is futile. I do the equivalent of static compiling into my projects.
> Even if you get the right python version... 32 vs 64? Pyuic 2 vs 4? Too many variables.
> If you do the "right thing" and listen to supported version info, you can't get a single module built binary compatible between RHEL linux's python, and autodesk Maya's statically linked python. Why should python.net work without compiling separate versions too?
> Once you accept that c python isn't binary compatible with itself, compiling python.net into your apps and environment makes a lot more sense.
> You might also consider RPC approaches. Pickle works in both. I've considered looking into pyro to communicate between cpython and iron python as well. I keep coming back to python.net though.
> On May 15, 2012, at 9:30 PM, Kenny Koller <Kenny_Koller at bio-rad.com> wrote:
>> I'm currently trying to access both a managed and unmanaged DLL. The former gives me access to a high resolution encoder via USB and the latter our motion control system also via USB using ctypes.
>> I'll need to mix this kind of this often during our development cycle and I'm looking for a long term solution.
>> IronPython works surprisingly well but I'm not sure IronClad is quite there to give me access to ctypes. Also the load time is slow when running scripts quickly back-to-back which I do often.
>> Python for .NET looks to be a nice solution because I can access the CPython stuff without worry but I find the documentation lacking and it's unclear how active this project is. On the documentation side I just find these .zip downloads but I could not find the installers that are mentioned to integrate with an existing 2.7 installation Python.
>> So is this dying? Will you share with me why you are using this rather than IronPython?
>> I hope this doesn't sound harsh. I think these kinds of efforts are fantastic.
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