Subject: Re: [boost] [python] Expose a struct with a std::vector<std::string> member
From: Stefan Seefeld (seefeld_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-03 12:31:11
Tiago Coutinho wrote:
> Hello all,
> I am new to boost::python. I have access to a C++ library which I want
> to expose to python using boost. One of the structs I want to expose is
> something like:
> #include <vector>
> struct ExampleStruct
> std::vector<std::string> elements;
> I would like to expose this class but I like to avoid having to write
> a wrapper that would inefficiently have to copy the vector contents to a
> boost::python::list member.
> Is there a way to do this?
You may use the indexing-suite to expose the above as a container (with
iterators etc.). However, note that strings in Python are immutable, so
you can't modify them in-place.
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