[Python-Dev] Unicode patches checked in

Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin@mems-exchange.org
Tue, 14 Mar 2000 17:19:44 -0500 (EST)

Fredrik Lundh writes:
>didn't notice this before, but I just realized that after the
>latest round of patches, the python15.dll is now 700k larger
>than it was for 1.5.2 (more than twice the size).

Most of that is due to Modules/unicodedata.c, which is 2.1Mb of source
code, and produces a 632168-byte .o file on my Sparc.  (Will some
compiler systems choke on a file that large?  Could we read database
info from a file instead, or mmap it into memory?)

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