Accessing __slots__ from C

Chris ceball at users.sourceforge.net
Thu Sep 11 22:12:52 CEST 2008


Hrvoje Niksic <hniksic <at> xemacs.org> writes:
...
> [ You can use the capi-sig for questions like this; see
>   http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/capi-sig ]

Thanks, I had no idea about that.

> PyObject_GetAttrString is convenient, but it creates a Python string
> only so it can intern it (and in most cases throw away the freshly
> created version).  For maximum efficiency, pre-create the string
> object using PyString_InternFromString, and use that with
> PyObject_GetAttr.

Yes, we'd thought of that too, but it doesn't seem to be an important
factor compared to the actual attribute lookup.

Thanks for the advice,
Chris






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