Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] checking an object type in Rhythmbox
- From: Jonathan Matthew <jonathan d14n org>
- To: rhythmbox-devel gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Rhythmbox-devel] checking an object type in Rhythmbox
- Date: Sat, 9 Jan 2010 11:36:17 +1000
On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 11:09 AM, Ron Croonenberg <ronc depauw edu> wrote:
> I am trying to write a plugin for Rhythmbox and want to check if an object I
> have is of a certain type
> what I want to do is something like:
> if type(source) == type(something.RBPlayQueueSource):
> if I do a "print type(SOURCE)", print shows me the string
> I am wondering what class '__main__' is an instance of.
> or is there a better way to do this?
Most of the rhythmbox object types aren't really visible from python.
You can check GObject types by name, though: source.__gtype__.name ==
'RBPlayQueueSource', for instance.
Probably not a great example, though, since you can get at the play
queue source directly with shell.props.queue_source.
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