Module import path when embedding python in C

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Fri Sep 26 10:24:19 CEST 2008


graph wrote:
> Does anyone know why PySys_GetObject wasn't documented until somewhat
> recently (http://bugs.python.org/issue1245) if it has been part of the
> system module interface since at least Python 1.5.2?  Is it not
> supposed to be used?  What's the difference the above and importing
> the sys module and then doing the append?

The PySys_Get/SetObject methods are faster than PyImport. The methods 
access the sys module directly without going through the import API. The 
funcitons weren't documented because they were simply forgotten.

Christian




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