[capi-sig] exceptions, the right way

Stefan Behnel python_capi at behnel.de
Fri Nov 18 13:58:14 CET 2011

Lee, 17.11.2011 11:07:
> I am new to Python C/API, I am trying to follow the official docs, but
> I am confused about raising and catching exceptions from an extension.

Just in case your actual goal is not to learn the C-API but to write code 
for it, you may want to take a look at Cython. It's a Python compiler that 
allows you to quickly write efficient C extensions for CPython without 
having to know the details of the underlying C-API.


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