[Python-Dev] PyRange_New() alternative?

Bob Ippolito bob at redivi.com
Thu Jun 22 21:21:56 CEST 2006

On Jun 22, 2006, at 11:55 AM, Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve wrote:

> --- Georg Brandl <g.brandl at gmx.net> wrote:
>> Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve wrote:
>>> http://docs.python.org/dev/whatsnew/ports.html says:
>>>   The PyRange_New() function was removed. It was never  
>>> documented, never
>> used
>>> in the core code, and had dangerously lax error checking.
>>> I use this function (don't remember how I found it; this was  
>>> years ago),
>>> therefore my code doesn't compile with 2.5b1 (it did OK before  
>>> with 2.5a2).
>> Is
>>> there an alternative spelling for PyRange_New()?
>> You can call PyRange_Type with the appropriate parameters.
> Thanks a lot for the hint! However, I cannot find any documentation  
> for
> PyRange_*. I tried this page...
>   http://docs.python.org/api/genindex.html
> and google. Did I miss something?
> I am sure I can get this to work with some digging, but I am  
> posting here to
> highlight a communication problem. I feel if a function is removed the
> alternative should be made obvious in the associated documentation; in
> particular if there is no existing documentation for the alternative.

He means something like this:
PyObject_CallFunction(PyRange_Type, "llli", ...)


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