Boost logo

Boost :

Subject: Re: [boost] [reflection] Which if any reflection library to use
From: Stefan Seefeld (stefan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2017-07-20 16:04:58

On 20.07.2017 11:51, RAM via Boost wrote:
> I'm working on code that will need to use reflection, and would like
> to know if boost already has a reflection library, or uses one
> preferred library?
> I know there are future C++ proposals such as those listed below, and
> am curious if any of them have already been implemented somewhere?

I'm not aware of any recent effort, but years ago when David Abrahams
developed Boost.Python, the idea came up to separate out the
Python-specific parts, putting the remainder into a frontend-agnostic
"LangBinding" library, which would be mostly all about reflection. I
have no idea what state this is in, whether anything beyond some initial
planning was done to push that idea further. In any case, the current
Boost.Python project contains a lot of functionality that may suite your
(And if we can revive the idea of a language-agnostic "reflection" core,
and thus allow other language bindings (e.g. Lua) to be added, all the


      ...ich hab' noch einen Koffer in Berlin...

Boost list run by bdawes at, gregod at, cpdaniel at, john at