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Subject: Re: [boost] Python bindings for Boost.Interprocess
From: Tom Kent (lists_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-07-21 08:46:15

I've gotten it working on with interprocess & python on windows...I don't
think POSIX would be too different, aside from not using the windows
specific API. The gist of it is that you don't need any python bindings,
the python mmap module should work.

I've documented it here:

On Mon, Jul 20, 2015 at 3:43 PM, Edison Gustavo Muenz <
edisongustavo_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Hi all, this is my first e-mail on the list, so please be nice, I’m new
> here.
> I have this problem in which I need to communicate between two processes,
> one written in C++ (it’s actually a .so) and one written in python. They
> need to share large arrays.
> I’ve searched on the internet for a way to use shared-memory in python, and
> the only alternative I found was POSIX IPC for Python
> <> (which looks good, but it is *nix
> only).
> Also, I find the Boost.Interprocess library to be a joy to use, it worked
> for the problem I had, so I wanted to use it.
> Since I didn’t find python bindings for Boost.Interprocess is it desirable
> to have this? I started writing some code which uses a tiny part of
> Boost.Interprocess that is necessary to solve my problem. It is working
> already.
> I’m asking here to know what do boost experts think about this idea, if it
> unreasonable or if other developers already had this need.
> Feedback would be greatly appreciated.
> Thanks,
> Edison Gustavo Muenz
> ​
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