8.5.1 Dl Objects
Dl objects, as returned by open() above, have the
- close ()
Free all resources, except the memory.
- sym (name)
Return the pointer for the function named name, as a number, if
it exists in the referenced shared object, otherwise None. This
is useful in code like:
>>> if a.sym('time'):
(Note that this function will return a non-zero number, as zero is the
- call (name[, arg1[, arg2...]])
Call the function named name in the referenced shared object.
The arguments must be either Python integers, which will be
passed as is, Python strings, to which a pointer will be passed,
or None, which will be passed as NULL. Note that
strings should only be passed to functions as const char*, as
Python will not like its string mutated.
There must be at most 10 arguments, and arguments not given will be
treated as None. The function's return value must be a C
long, which is a Python integer.
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