[Cython] Vitja's CyFunction branch

mark florisson markflorisson88 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 30 15:26:13 CEST 2011

On 30 July 2011 11:55, Vitja Makarov <vitja.makarov at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2011/7/30 Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de>:
>> Hi,
>> I wonder what we should do with Vitja's CyFunction branch. He mentioned
>> issues with it in the past (I remember that there was one specific changeset
>> that he considered questionable), and it seems that we found several ways to
>> extend the function support beyond that, which may have an impact on the
>> current way it's implemented.
>> Is this something that makes sense to be included in 0.15, or should it wait
>> to get stable and further extended before being merged?
>> It appears to me that there are reasons for one and the other. However,
>> given that we plan to drop support for (at least) Python 2.3 after this
>> release, I feel that we should try to get out a version that doesn't require
>> much fixing and maintenance. Changing the implementation of functions at
>> this point seems like a rather deep cut. If we agree that it's in a state
>> that we feel comfortable with, I wouldn't object to merging it. Otherwise,
>> I'd suggest to wait until after the release.
>> Comments?
> That's not such a big change, CyFunction replcaces old
> PyCFunction_binding type and shouldn't break anything.
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+1 on merging, I think it's been ready for weeks. I see no problem if
it passes the testsuite, and I need it for fused types (although
admittedly I'm taking a vacation after this weekend).

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