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Get __name__ in C extension module

> On 7 Oct 2019, at 04:34, MRAB <python at mrabarnett.plus.com> wrote:
> On 2019-10-07 00:38, Ian Pilcher wrote:
>> On 10/6/19 11:55 AM, MRAB wrote:
>> > Don't you already have the module's name? You have to specify it in the > PyModuleDef struct that you pass to PyModule_Create.
>> I do.  Perhaps I'm trying to be too Pythonic, but there's so much advice
>> out there about using getLogger(__name__) in Python code, rather than
>> hardcoding the name.  I've been trying to follow that pattern in my
>> extension module.
>> > Calling PyModule_Create returns a reference to the module, and you can > get its namespace dict with PyModule_GetDict(...).
>> Right.  I have that in my module init function, but how do I access that
>> later in one of my extension functions?  The only thing I can think of
>> would be to save it in a static variable, but static variables seem to
>> be a no-no in extensions.
> Can an extension module be instantiated twice? If so, would they share static variables? If they don't, then it's not a problem.

You could have 2 modules that share code.
But you cannot init the same module twice.


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