On Mon, Nov 05, 2012 at 03:36:00AM -0800, Victor Stinner wrote:
I'm not sure that ctypes is always available (available on all platforms).
Indeed. Every non-x86 Snakebite platform has pretty serious issues with ctypes. I spent a morning looking into one platform, Solaris 10 on SPARC, and, after building the latest libffi from scratch, it failed more tests than that box chews amps.