[vtkusers] Questions on wrapping a C++ library for use in VTK Scripting (eg. TCL)
markus at noodle.med.yale.edu
Thu Oct 24 14:43:25 EDT 2002
thanks a lot for your response !!!
> > 2. Is there support for automatically wrapping "std::string" or
> > "std::vector" arguments in C++ class-methods ?
> Not with the VTK wrappers. There is a new wrapper called cable
> http://public.kitware.com/Cable/HTML/Index.html that I believe can
> handle this and most other C++ features.
I had a look at the web page and it looks like this would be the
way to go in some time (when support for Python and Java becomes
As I have to do the job now, I think I will have to write my
own C++ wrapper and use the VTK wrapper generator to generate
the required TCL/Python/Java wrappers ...
> > If there is no such thing (I guess there is nothing like that
> > by now) what would be the best way to provide sophisticated error
> > handling facilities to the script writers ?
Do you have any suggestions on this issue ?
> That is just a goober (technical term) and the VTK wrappers could be
> fairly easily modified to handle this if necessary.
I have never used flex or bison or whatever is used for the wrapper.
If there is no reason why "volatile" should be rejected by the
parser, it might be a good thing to have it accepted by the
Thanks again for your help !!!
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