[issue9602] PyObject_AsCharBuffer() should only accept read-only objects

STINNER Victor report at bugs.python.org
Tue Sep 28 23:31:17 CEST 2010


STINNER Victor <victor.stinner at haypocalc.com> added the comment:

Le mardi 28 septembre 2010 22:24:56, vous avez écrit :
> I disagree. PyObject_As*Buffer functions are remnants of the old buffer
> API in Python 2.x. They are here only to ease porting of existing C
> code, but carefully written 3.x code should switch to
> PyObject_GetBuffer() (or one of the dedicated typecodes in
> PyArg_ParseTuple: "y*", "w*", etc.).

Do you mean that PyObject_As*Buffer functions are deprecated? The documentation 
doesn't tell that the new buffer API should be use instead.

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