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pybind11/complex.h: Complex number support
Copyright (c) 2016 Wenzel Jakob <>
All rights reserved. Use of this source code is governed by a
BSD-style license that can be found in the LICENSE file.
#pragma once
#include "pybind11.h"
#include <complex>
/// glibc defines I as a macro which breaks things, e.g., boost template names
#ifdef I
# undef I
template <typename T> struct format_descriptor<std::complex<T>, detail::enable_if_t<std::is_floating_point<T>::value>> {
static constexpr const char c = format_descriptor<T>::c;
static constexpr const char value[3] = { 'Z', c, '\0' };
static std::string format() { return std::string(value); }
#ifndef PYBIND11_CPP17
template <typename T> constexpr const char format_descriptor<
std::complex<T>, detail::enable_if_t<std::is_floating_point<T>::value>>::value[3];
template <typename T> struct is_fmt_numeric<std::complex<T>, detail::enable_if_t<std::is_floating_point<T>::value>> {
static constexpr bool value = true;
static constexpr int index = is_fmt_numeric<T>::index + 3;
template <typename T> class type_caster<std::complex<T>> {
bool load(handle src, bool convert) {
if (!src)
return false;
if (!convert && !PyComplex_Check(src.ptr()))
return false;
Py_complex result = PyComplex_AsCComplex(src.ptr());
if (result.real == -1.0 && PyErr_Occurred()) {
return false;
value = std::complex<T>((T) result.real, (T) result.imag);
return true;
static handle cast(const std::complex<T> &src, return_value_policy /* policy */, handle /* parent */) {
return PyComplex_FromDoubles((double) src.real(), (double) src.imag());
PYBIND11_TYPE_CASTER(std::complex<T>, _("complex"));