[Python-checkins] r80077 - peps/trunk/pep-3147.txt
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Wed Apr 14 20:10:58 CEST 2010
Date: Wed Apr 14 20:10:58 2010
New Revision: 80077
Small clarification from Isaac Moreland.
--- peps/trunk/pep-3147.txt (original)
+++ peps/trunk/pep-3147.txt Wed Apr 14 20:10:58 2010
@@ -101,9 +101,10 @@
code cache files in a single directory inside every Python package
directory. This directory will be called `__pycache__`.
-Further, pyc files will contain a magic string that differentiates the
-Python version they were compiled for. This allows multiple byte
-compiled cache files to co-exist for a single Python source file.
+Further, pyc file names will contain a magic string (tag) that
+differentiates the Python version they were compiled for. This allows
+multiple byte compiled cache files to co-exist for a single Python
This scheme has the added benefit of reducing the clutter in a Python
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