[SciPy-user] FYI: C++ Extensions for Python
prabhu_r at users.sf.net
Mon Nov 1 22:13:42 CST 2004
>>>>> "JH" == John Hunter <jdhunter at ace.bsd.uchicago.edu> writes:
JH> Other wrapping libraries do more to automate the process of
JH> wrapping. But can any of them handle changing around the
JH> input and output args as above to make the interface more
JH> pythonic, w/o having to write some dedicated wrapper code.
JH> Ie, in pyfort I believe you can declare arguments as input or
JH> output and the wrapper will rearrange everything for you. Do
JH> any of the C++ wrapper generators support this?
SWIG lets you define your own "typemaps" to do pretty much anything
you want to.
Besides, to do what you wanted to do in your example there are
predefined SWIG libraries that let you do this easily.
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