[docs] [issue16575] ctypes: unions as arguments

Eli Bendersky report at bugs.python.org
Mon Mar 4 15:54:53 CET 2013


Eli Bendersky added the comment:

A minimal fix would be to update the documentation.

A more comprehensive fix would be to tweak ctypes to reject unions and bit-fields when running on non-x86 (does this work for ARM and other non-Intel archs?)

An even more comprehensive fix would be to make this work, but that would require forking libffi and should presumably be first implemented upstream.

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assignee:  -> docs at python
components: +Documentation
nosy: +docs at python, eli.bendersky
stage:  -> needs patch
versions: +Python 3.3, Python 3.4

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