C extension objects: possible to obtain __rmul__ functionality?

Bernt Ribbum bernt at tordivel.no
Wed Mar 26 15:29:11 CET 2003


I wonder if this is at all possible:

In a C extension module it is quite easy to create objects that can appear
on the left side of e.g. a multiplication, as in

CObject * PythonObject

I find no way to make the object appear on the right side (PythonObject *
CObject), except by overloading the __mul__ function in a Python class (of
which PythonObject would be an instance in the example above). I would love
to have this handled by a __rmul__ equivalent in my C class.

Have anyone done this?

Thanks in advance,

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