c/c++ extensions and help()

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Fri Jul 29 01:02:53 CEST 2005


Lenny G. wrote:
> Is there a way to make a c/c++ extension have a useful method
> signature?  Right now, help(myCFunc) shows up like:
> 
> myCFunc(...)
>   description of myCFunc
> 
> I'd like to be able to see:
> 
> myCFunc(myArg1, myArg2)
>   description of myCFunc
> 
> Is this currently possible?

There really isn't a way to let the inspect module know about extension 
function arguments. Just put it in the docstring.

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Robert Kern
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