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From: Joel de Guzman (joel_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-06 18:45:44

Geoffrey Irving wrote:
> Hello,
> First, thanks for the wonderful system. I recently used the indexing suite to wrap some
> of our (rather nonstandard) containers, which failed at first because the no_proxy_helper
> helper class refers to Container::value_type. The following diff allowed me to work
> around the problem:
> % diff indexing_suite_detail.hpp /usr/include/boost/python/suite/indexing/detail/indexing_suite_detail.hpp
> 487c487
> < , is_pointer<BOOST_DEDUCED_TYPENAME Container::value_type>()
> ---
>> , is_pointer<BOOST_DEDUCED_TYPENAME ContainerElement::element_type>()
> ContainerElement::element_type refers to Policies::data_type, which removes the need to
> modify the container source. After that, everything worked right away.
> On a related note, the fact that Policies is supposed to have a data_type typedef seems
> redundant with the Data template argument to the indexing_suite. Is there a situation
> in which the two types could be distinct?

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I think that is correct. However, I'll need a test case to verify
and test for your case. Let's continue this discussion in the
boost.python list. Thanks!


Joel de Guzman

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