[Python-Dev] Linker problems on Linux
Sun, 16 Jul 2000 14:24:20 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>> "TP" == Tim Peters <email@example.com> writes:
TP> [M.-A. Lemburg]
>> ... Why hasn't anyone objected to simply dropping such an
>> important API without proper backwards compatibility workaround ?
TP> If I knew it was happening, I would have whined. And I expect
TP> Guido would have screamed.
Actually, I wasn't sure we had reached consensus on the list before I
checked it in, so I got an explicit okay from Guido before I made the
changes. I know I didn't think about binary compatibility, and
suspect that Guido overlooked it as well.
TP> So let's fix it, and move on. I
TP> expect patch review isn't as good as it used to be because of
TP> the clumsy SourceForge interface, so nobody noticed.
We got reviews of the patch, too. Fred suggested a small cleanup of
the original patch.
That said, I don't object to binary compatibility. I'm +0 on the