[Python-3000] A better way to initialize PyTypeObject

Marcin 'Qrczak' Kowalczyk qrczak at knm.org.pl
Sat Dec 2 16:59:08 CET 2006

"Guido van Rossum" <guido at python.org> writes:

> - Can't we require a C99 compiler and use C99 struct initialization?
> Then the table lines could look like
>   tp_new = Noddy_new,
>   tp_init = Noddy_init,

The C99 syntax is:

    .tp_new = Noddy_new,
    .tp_init = Noddy_init,

GCC also supports the syntax without periods as an extension (it was
earlier than C99). I suppose some older GCC versions had supported
only the syntax without periods.

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