[Python-Dev] PyEval_Call* convenience functions

Tim Lesher tlesher at gmail.com
Fri Apr 24 19:44:13 CEST 2009

Is there a reason that the PyEval_CallFunction() and
PyEval_CallMethod() convenience functions remain undocumented? (i.e.,
would a doc-and-test patch to correct this be rejected?)

I didn't see any mention of this coming up in python-dev before.

Also, despite its name, PyEval_CallMethod() is quite useful for
calling module-level functions or classes (given that it's just a
PyObject_GetAttrString plus the implementation of
PyEval_CallFunction).  Is there any reason (beyond its undocumented
status) to believe this use case would ever be deprecated?


Tim Lesher <tlesher at gmail.com>

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