[Python-checkins] bpo-37194: Complete PyObject_CallXXX() docs (GH-14156) (GH-14158)

Victor Stinner webhook-mailer at python.org
Mon Jun 17 09:23:58 EDT 2019


https://github.com/python/cpython/commit/ac4202ee4d53d6c0a07109e03795b70d91edbbb3
commit: ac4202ee4d53d6c0a07109e03795b70d91edbbb3
branch: 3.7
author: Victor Stinner <vstinner at redhat.com>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2019-06-17T15:23:52+02:00
summary:

bpo-37194: Complete PyObject_CallXXX() docs (GH-14156) (GH-14158)

Mention explicitly that PyObject_CallXXX() functions raise an
exception an failure.

(cherry picked from commit 1ce2656f13e726b3b99d4c968926908cff1f460a)

files:
M Doc/c-api/object.rst

diff --git a/Doc/c-api/object.rst b/Doc/c-api/object.rst
index a64ff2e6b58b..c09d97a66c01 100644
--- a/Doc/c-api/object.rst
+++ b/Doc/c-api/object.rst
@@ -261,7 +261,8 @@ Object Protocol
    *args* must not be *NULL*, use an empty tuple if no arguments are needed.
    If no named arguments are needed, *kwargs* can be *NULL*.
 
-   Returns the result of the call on success, or *NULL* on failure.
+   Return the result of the call on success, or raise an exception and return
+   *NULL* on failure.
 
    This is the equivalent of the Python expression:
    ``callable(*args, **kwargs)``.
@@ -272,7 +273,8 @@ Object Protocol
    Call a callable Python object *callable*, with arguments given by the
    tuple *args*.  If no arguments are needed, then *args* can be *NULL*.
 
-   Returns the result of the call on success, or *NULL* on failure.
+   Return the result of the call on success, or raise an exception and return
+   *NULL* on failure.
 
    This is the equivalent of the Python expression: ``callable(*args)``.
 
@@ -283,7 +285,8 @@ Object Protocol
    The C arguments are described using a :c:func:`Py_BuildValue` style format
    string.  The format can be *NULL*, indicating that no arguments are provided.
 
-   Returns the result of the call on success, or *NULL* on failure.
+   Return the result of the call on success, or raise an exception and return
+   *NULL* on failure.
 
    This is the equivalent of the Python expression: ``callable(*args)``.
 
@@ -302,7 +305,8 @@ Object Protocol
 
    The format can be *NULL*, indicating that no arguments are provided.
 
-   Returns the result of the call on success, or *NULL* on failure.
+   Return the result of the call on success, or raise an exception and return
+   *NULL* on failure.
 
    This is the equivalent of the Python expression:
    ``obj.name(arg1, arg2, ...)``.
@@ -320,7 +324,8 @@ Object Protocol
    :c:type:`PyObject\*` arguments.  The arguments are provided as a variable number
    of parameters followed by *NULL*.
 
-   Returns the result of the call on success, or *NULL* on failure.
+   Return the result of the call on success, or raise an exception and return
+   *NULL* on failure.
 
    This is the equivalent of the Python expression:
    ``callable(arg1, arg2, ...)``.
@@ -331,7 +336,9 @@ Object Protocol
    Calls a method of the Python object *obj*, where the name of the method is given as a
    Python string object in *name*.  It is called with a variable number of
    :c:type:`PyObject\*` arguments.  The arguments are provided as a variable number
-   of parameters followed by *NULL*. Returns the result of the call on success, or
+   of parameters followed by *NULL*.
+
+   Return the result of the call on success, or raise an exception and return
    *NULL* on failure.
 
 



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