C API q

Alex Martelli aleaxit at yahoo.com
Fri Oct 29 15:53:28 CEST 2004


Emanuel Landeholm <emanuel.landeholm at telia.com> wrote:

> Hello!
> 
> I'm a Py neophyte trying to code an extension module in C. I would like
> to know how, canonically, to remove a certain PyObject from a PyList,
> from C. The solution I have come up with so far involves iterating 
> through the PyList keeping a counter, and then using 
> PyList_DelItem(counter) on the counter when the iter item == the 
> PyObject. But this is kind of messy. I'm sure there's a cleaner way to
> do it?

You can call the 'remove' method on the list object from C just as you
could from Python, essentially.  Internally, that does essentially the
same thing you're doing here, but it does make your own code simpler.


Alex



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