[Python-Dev] Searching Python docs (Was: Python sidebar for
Fri, 05 Apr 2002 18:44:07 +0200
Thomas Heller wrote:
> From: "Tom Emerson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Thomas Heller writes:
> > > I'm interested in feedback: Is it usefull at all? Should
> > > something like this go into the Python distribution? How can it be
> > > improved? What should be the user interface - currently it is command
> > > line only and usable from the interactive interpreter programmatically.
> > Cool: I had to modify it slightly to run correctly on my system
> > (FreeBSD 4.4 with Lynx) (change below) but otherwise it's great.
> I've implemented your change, and I have already extended it to
> also work as a CGI script. The preliminary version is online at
> Anyway, at least on one question I would really like to get more
> answers <wink>: when writing python code or C extensions, how do people
> quickly look up definitions of functions, let's say PyObject_GC_New()
> or the meaning of METH_O ?
grep in the Include/ dir,
possibly followed by a less session :-)
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