[Tutor] Linking with C programs

Eric Walker ewalker at micron.com
Tue Sep 27 16:41:31 CEST 2005


There is a program called swig. this generates python interfaces to external 
C/C++ libraries. I never used it as I am a very new python programmer but I 
took the Mark Lutz class and he pushes it.

Python Newbie....


On Tuesday 27 September 2005 07:49 am, Matt Williams wrote:
> Dear List,
>
> Could someone explain how, in very general terms, one would use python
> to wrap some C libraries/ API.
>
> I ask because there are a few bits of C software that look quite
> interesting, and I know that Python can be used to wrap the C - but how
> does it work?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Matt
>
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