Subclassable C Extension

Skip Montanaro skip at
Wed Feb 16 11:32:20 EST 2000

    Joel> How does one write a subclassable C extension? I've written C
    Joel> extensions, but can't seem to figure out how to make it
    Joel> subclassable. I've tried using the CXX files from
    Joel> somewhereoranother, but that seems to GPF/coredump. I'll take
    Joel> examples, URL's to examples, or whatever. Thanks.

You can't subclass types defined in vanilla extension modules.  Check out
Digital Creations' ExtensionClass module, available as part of Zope

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