[PyQt] full speed, into a tar pit
giuseppe.corbelli at copanitalia.com
Fri May 2 08:59:16 BST 2014
On 02/05/2014 06:00, Erik Hvatum wrote:
> Hey Phil,
> Do you think a qt interface in boost::python, ie a reimplementation of
> pyqt with boost python, could conceivably be usable? It seems likely the .pyd/.so
> files would be quite large, of course.
> I find myself mixing boost python and pyqt/sip a lot, and going the whole
> hog crosses my mind now and then. So, while I'm not seriously considering
> taking on this bestial and likely doomed task, I would find it fascinating to
> hear an expert's take.
I'm no expert too, but see here
Why did you switch from Boost.Python to Shiboken?
The main reason was the size reduction. Boost.Python makes excessive use of
templates resulting in a significant increase of the binaries size. On the
other hand, as Shiboken generates CPython code, the resulting binaries are
Seems that "quite large" is rather "too large".
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