How to access C variables in Python code object generated by Py_C ompileString
duncan.booth at invalid.invalid
Tue Nov 20 11:19:30 CET 2007
"Borse, Ganesh" <ganesh.borse at credit-suisse.com> wrote:
> 2) my this code got compiled but when running, I got an error from
> Py_CompileString, as below. Why is it so?
> File "<string>", line 1
> if ( (size < 1000) & (vol < (0.001 * ADV)) & (prod=="Stock")):
> print "OK" ^
> SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> But when I executed the same code in python process, it worked fine.
You passed Py_eval_input as the start token to Py_CompileString. That means
you want to evaluate a single expression and an 'if' statement isn't an
expression. Use Py_file_input to compile a module or Py_single_input for a
Have you looked at using Pyrex? It makes this kind of task really easy: you
just define a Pyrex function callable from C which imports and calls
whatever Python code you want. All the work of allocating and releasing
Python objects gets done for you.
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