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Subject: Re: [boost] Request for Interest in eval
From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-21 09:44:45


Christian Hoermann wrote:
>> I don't see the point of creating yet another scripting language.
>> If it were real C++, it would be cool, but it doesn't seem to be.
>>
>
> The point is not to create a scripting language. The point is that
> an eval script can take an existing instance from a C++
> program and modify that (as well as create instances of
> existing classes and pass those back to the compiled program).
> So, part of a compiled C++ program could be transferred into
> a script (and then changed without recompiling the program);
> however, trying to write an entire program inside a script
> would be an abuse of the library.
>

Have you tried boost.python ? Also, you may want to read
http://www.boostpro.com/writing/bpl.html, as that seems exactly to be
what you are aiming at.

Regards,
       Stefan

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