This repository contains an example Python module which wraps C++ code. The code presented here was designed to meet four requirements:
- Python bindings for C++ code (using
pybind11and built with CMake)
- Unit tests for C++ code (using
- Unit tests for Python code (using
setuptoolssetup.py script for building, installation, and testing
Please see the blog post that accompanies this repository for more information.
NOTE: If you'd like to see the version of the repository that corresponds to my original June 2017 blog post, go to this release. However, I no longer recommend using the repository structure from this old release.
To build and install
python_cpp_example, clone or download this repository and then, from within the repository, run:
python3 ./setup.py install
pip3 install .
To execute all unit tests, run the following command:
python3 ./setup.py test
- Python 2 or 3
- CMake 2.8.12 or higher
- A modern compiler with C++11 support