[docs] [issue9738] Document the encoding of functions bytes arguments of the C API

Dave Malcolm report at bugs.python.org
Wed Dec 8 23:08:34 CET 2010


Dave Malcolm <dmalcolm at redhat.com> added the comment:

A (probably crazy) idea that just occurred to me:
  typedef char utf8_bytes;
  typedef char iso8859_1_bytes;
  typedef char fsenc_bytes;

then specify the encoding in the type signature of the API e.g.:
- int PyRun_SimpleFile(FILE *fp, const char *filename)
+ int PyRun_SimpleFile(FILE *fp, const fsenc_bytes *filename)

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