[Python-Dev] 3.0 C API to decode bytes into unicode?

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Fri Aug 1 15:38:58 CEST 2008

Benjamin Peterson wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 1, 2008 at 8:06 AM, Barry Scott <barry at barrys-emacs.org> wrote:
>> I cannot see how I implement decode() for bytes objects using the C API
>> for PyCXX library,
>> I'd assuming that I should find a PyBytes_Decode function but cannot find it
>> in beta 2.
>> What is the preferred way to do this?
> PyObject_CallMethod(bytesobj, "decode", "")
> PyUnicode_FromEncodedObject takes an encoding argument.

There is also PyCodec_Decode() but it does not seem to be documented,
nor is any function declared in codecs.h.
Is it part of the public API?

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc

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