Embedding: How to set globals for PyObject_Call
jason at jorendorff.com
Wed Feb 20 20:44:12 CET 2002
Scott Gilbert wrote:
> I dove through the code, and it appears that I need to setup a
> PyFrameObject to be associated with my PyThreadState. I wasn't able
> to figure out how to do that though.
> As you can see in my example below, I have the globals sitting right
> there. I just don't know how to tell Python that those are the
> appropriate globals while invoking PyObject_Call(...). A similar
> problem occurs when evaluating "globals", "locals", "dir", or
> functions that call those.
Really? The part about "functions that call those" sounds a bit off.
I thought Python functions that call globals() would work.
Each Python function contains a pointer to its globals namespace
(the fn.func_globals attribute), and calling a Python function
creates a PyFrameObject. It seems as though it should work.
So, what are you really trying to do? :) I have a feeling that
calling vars() directly from C is a mistake; there's probably an
easier way to do what you need.
For example, if you just want to look at module's namespace,
result = PyModule_GetDict(module);
## Jason Orendorff http://www.jorendorff.com/
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