tp_richcompare

Ziga Seilnacht ziga.seilnacht at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 10:28:14 CEST 2006


Sreeram Kandallu wrote:
> I'm writing an extension type, for which i'd like to implement only ==
> and !=, but not the other comparison operators like <,<=,>,>=.
> What is the right way to do this?
> I currently have a tp_richcompare function, which handles Py_EQ, and
> Py_NE, but raises a TypeError for the other operations. Is this the
> 'right' way?

Yes. This is exactly what the builtin complex type does.
 
> Sreeram
> 

Ziga




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