[issue6715] xz compressor support

Martin v. Löwis report at bugs.python.org
Fri Nov 26 08:41:07 CET 2010

Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> added the comment:

> While I realize Python extension modules are pretty much the norm in
> CPython, it'd be pretty cool if xz support could be written overtop
> of ctypes.  ctypes seems to be emerging as the way of doing FFI
> across different python implementations.

There is a clear policy in CPython that ctypes must not be used
to implement library modules.


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