[Python-Dev] Finding the module from PyTypeObject?

Nick Bastin nbastin at opnet.com
Thu Sep 30 15:43:01 CEST 2004

On Sep 30, 2004, at 7:46 AM, Michael Hudson wrote:

> Nick Bastin <nbastin at opnet.com> writes:
>> On Sep 29, 2004, at 4:17 PM, Armin Rigo wrote:
>>> Hello Nick,
>>> On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 01:24:23PM -0400, Nick Bastin wrote:
>>>> Ok, maybe more appropriately, what do people think of adding a
>>>> PyType_GetModule (PyTypeObject *) which basically functions like
>>>> type_module(PyTypeObject *, void *) (in Objects/typeobject.c) to the
>>>> public C API, rather than having to dig around in the object
>>>> themselves?
>>> It looks overkill, when you can do instead:
>>>   PyObject* module_name = PyObject_GetAttrString(type, "__module__");
>> That only works most of the time, I think.  To be honest, I didn't try
>> that, but it doesn't seem that type_module would jump through the
>> hoops it does if that worked all of the time, unless parsing tp_name
>> is legacy code.
> Huh?  The code above *winds up* calling type_module!

Doh, nevermind...I missed the getter def.

Nick  (::slinks off back under his rock now::)

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