Commit d0ef4c71 authored by Manuel Günther's avatar Manuel Günther
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Added function to load the C++ Library in a given bob module.

parent 82fe0d0a
......@@ -191,7 +191,36 @@ def get_bob_libraries(bob_packages):
return includes, libraries, library_directories
def load_bob_library(name, _file_, version=None):
"""Loads the bob Library for the given package name in the given version (if given).
The _file_ parameter is expected to be the ``__file__`` member of the main ``__init__.py`` of the package.
It is used to determine the directory, where the library should be loaded from.
Keyword parameters
name : string
The name of the bob package to load the library from, e.g. ``bob.core``
_file_ : string
The ``__file__`` member of the ``__init__.py`` file in which the library is loaded.
version : string
The version of the library to load. Can be usually omitted.
"""
libname = 'lib' + name.replace('.', '_')
if sys.platform == 'darwin':
libname += ('.' + version if version is not None else '') + '.dylib'
elif sys.platform == 'win32':
libname += '.dll' + ('.' + version if version is not None else '')
else: # linux like
libname += '.so' + ('.' + version if version is not None else '')
full_libname = os.path.join(os.path.dirname(_file_), libname)
import ctypes
print "loading library", full_libname
ctypes.cdll.LoadLibrary(full_libname)
class Extension(DistutilsExtension):
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