string to type object (C)

Terry Reedy tjreedy at
Tue Aug 5 21:57:50 CEST 2008

castironpi wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm looking for a one-to-one function from strings to the built-in
> data types in C.  I will be keeping the string in a file.  I need the
> PyTypeObject* back from it.

Use a dict mapping py strings to the object pointers (cast to py ints).

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