[Tutor] Linking with C programs
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Tue Sep 27 17:30:59 CEST 2005
You can read some of what Guido has to say about Python and C at
and see SWIG documentation (a few pertain to Python) at
On Tue, Sep 27, 2005 at 08:41:31AM -0600, Eric Walker wrote:
> 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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> Eric Walker
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