[Python-Dev] ANSIfication.

Jack Jansen jack@oratrix.nl
Wed, 26 Jul 2000 15:30:01 +0200

> Frankly, I think that for *any* functions that are in some external
> library (e.g. libc), Python should never provide a function prototype
> at all.  The standard headers should provide the prototypes!

They should, but what if they don't? That's what I like about the pyport.h: it 
allows Python to build out of the box but still keeps all the cruft needed 
because some platforms don't have their act together in a single place. I know 
that I'm not expected to understand sections of pyport.h that are for 
platforms I'm not familiar with...
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