[SciPy-user] [Nipy-devel] how to wrap C++
oliphant.travis at ieee.org
Sat Jan 27 02:59:15 CST 2007
Robert Kern wrote:
> Travis Oliphant wrote:
>> Mark Heslep wrote:
>>> A bit of redirect here: If the OP had been talking about an existing C
>>> lib and not C++, would the recommendation be 'always reach first for
>>> Ctypes'? It seems too easy and direct to waste time elsewhere.
>> It still depends a little. A large library is probably more easily
>> handled with SWIG, but for custom interfaces I would say ctypes is best.
> I would also suggest that if the interfaces are simple enough (or rather
> FORTRAN-like enough) that f2py can handle them, f2py might be easiest.
Yeah, f2py is still my favorite way to link to interface to a library
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