[New-bugs-announce] [issue32387] Disallow untagged C extension import on major platforms
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Wed Dec 20 10:47:54 EST 2017
New submission from Antoine Pitrou <pitrou at free.fr>:
Windows and the major POSIX platforms (including Linux and macOS) now support loading C extension with a version-tagged name (and build them likewise), such as "foobar.cpython-36.so".
Following the discussion in https://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2017-December/151328.html, I propose to remove the ability to load untagged C extension names on those platforms. IOW, "foobar.dll" or "foobar.so" will not be recognized when "import foobar" is executed anymore.
components: Interpreter Core
nosy: brett.cannon, eric.snow, ncoghlan, ned.deily, paul.moore, pitrou, ronaldoussoren, steve.dower, tim.golden, zach.ware
title: Disallow untagged C extension import on major platforms
versions: Python 3.7
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