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// Copyright David Abrahams 2002.
// Distributed under the Boost Software License, Version 1.0. (See
// accompanying file LICENSE_1_0.txt or copy at

# include <boost/python/object/make_instance.hpp>
# include <boost/python/converter/registry.hpp>
# include <boost/python/detail/type_traits.hpp>
# include <boost/get_pointer.hpp>
# include <boost/detail/workaround.hpp>
# include <typeinfo>

namespace boost { namespace python { namespace objects { 

template <class T, class Holder>
struct make_ptr_instance
    : make_instance_impl<T, Holder, make_ptr_instance<T,Holder> >
    template <class Arg>
    static inline Holder* construct(void* storage, PyObject*, Arg& x)
#if defined(BOOST_NO_CXX11_SMART_PTR)
      return new (storage) Holder(x);
      return new (storage) Holder(std::move(x));
    template <class Ptr>
    static inline PyTypeObject* get_class_object(Ptr const& x)
        return get_class_object_impl(get_pointer(x));
    static inline PyTypeObject const* get_pytype()
        return converter::registered<T>::converters.get_class_object();
    template <class U>
    static inline PyTypeObject* get_class_object_impl(U const volatile* p)
        if (p == 0)
            return 0; // means "return None".

        PyTypeObject* derived = get_derived_class_object(
            BOOST_DEDUCED_TYPENAME boost::python::detail::is_polymorphic<U>::type(), p);
        if (derived)
            return derived;
        return converter::registered<T>::converters.get_class_object();
    template <class U>
    static inline PyTypeObject* get_derived_class_object(boost::python::detail::true_, U const volatile* x)
        converter::registration const* r = converter::registry::query(
        return r ? r->m_class_object : 0;
    template <class U>
    static inline PyTypeObject* get_derived_class_object(boost::python::detail::false_, U*)
        return 0;

}}} // namespace boost::python::object