On Tuesday 14 March 2006 17:48, tvali wrote:
> 2006/3/14, Marius Mauch <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>:
> > Brian wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2006-14-03 at 13:14 +0200, tvali wrote:
> > >>Ok, i was, yes, speaking about kde.
> > >>
> > >>I will check out this Porthole :) I was actually thinking more
> > >> about c ++, but nothing against python -- i was quite a fan of
> > >> python when i first found it.
> > >
> > > I believe Kuroo is in C, maybe c++
> >
> > For the record: Kuroo is known to be conceptually broken (uses the
> > cache directly), but the author is looking to fix that in a future
> > version. Generally writing portage utils in languages other than
> > python is difficult as you can't use the primary API directly.
> There seems not to be c++ bintings to python, anyway there is
> dev-python/sip. I havent done such thing, but i suppose that it would
> not be impossible to start portage inside Kuroo as a thread, then
> interact with this thread, having sip between them. If it's used for
> creation of PyQt, such two-way interaction should be possible.

Actually, C++ being strongly related to C, can just use the C python 
api's. As such it could directly interface with python, and use the 
python portage api.


Paul de Vrieze
Gentoo Developer
Homepage: http://www.devrieze.net

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