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From: Andrew McFarlane (andrew.mcfarlane52_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-02-21 19:02:17

Hi all,

I read on the Boost.Python FAQ that for Mac OSX users, the library is
currently known only to work with the GCC compiler. Thus far, I have been
using clang++. I will make the switch, so long that it does increase my
odds of encountering difficulties down the road.

What do we think here? In the context of front-end dev in Python for a C++
application, is Boost.Python worth making the switch from clang++ to gcc?
Would I be better off using something else (i.e. wxPython)?

I really love using Boost (I've found use for Test, Signals2, and Asio),
but I don't want to let my Boost bias lead me to make a poor choice.

I know this question is a tad subjective; I apologize for that. I would
like the Python extension to be as seamless as possible, and I am only
going to be using Python for front-end code. The interface between the two
would likely be with sockets.

I am sure I could answer this myself via experimentation, but I wanted to
get a feel from the Boost community before doing so.

Thanks in advance!

*- AJ*

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