Author larry
Recipients brett.cannon, larry, ncoghlan, yselivanov
Date 2014-01-19.21:52:39
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Boy was I surprised by this:

>>> class C: pass
>>> import inspect
>>> inspect.signature(C)
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in <module>
  File "/home/larry/src/python/clinic_c_types_hacking/Lib/", line 1557, in signature
    raise ValueError('callable {!r} is not supported by signature'.format(obj))
ValueError: callable <class '__main__.C'> is not supported by signature

Why not?  C is a callable object.  If you can't find a __new__ or an __init__ in the class, its signature should be pretty predictable.

(It returns a signature if you add either a __new__, an __init__, or both.)
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