[PySide] Proposal for "Visual tool to fast edit type system files" -- a Pyside idea
shoulderhigher at gmail.com
Thu Mar 29 07:15:47 CEST 2012
> To give more context in the APIExtractor part, it does the hard work
> of parsing C++ headers, type system xml description of the binding,
> and merge these two sets of information in something the binding
> generator may work with.
> At the moment it works only with both sets of information (headers +
> xml), but the ideal would be to modify it to take a given set of
> headears and from them produce an initial xml description (or the
> information needed by another tool to produce such xml file).
> This way you can't avoid dealing with C++. If you decide to do part of
> the work modifying APIExtractor, and part creating the tool that uses
> its information, you're still going to be in the C++ only camp.
> One interesting alternative is to, after improving APIExtractor lib to
> work as you need, produce Python bindings for it (or at least the
> parts useful for your goals) and use them to write your tool in
Agree. So a plan in a sentence should be improving APIExtractor lib
first which can help generate the Python bindings as what I want , and
write such command tool using these bindings second.
Thank you very much!
> Such APIExtractor bindings would certainly be very useful in other
> contexts, and a good thing in itself.
I also hope so.
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