[Python-Dev] Wierd buffer "add" behaviour.

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Mon, 16 Oct 2000 12:14:46 +0200

Mark Hammond wrote:
> [Problems with the buffer interface]
> If you have (eg.) an "array" object and query for its buffer, life is
> good.  If the array then resizes itself, your pointer is now dangling.  The
> simplest solution to this is probably to simply define the lifetimes of
> these pointers as very very short ;-)

...or disable the buffer interface for mutable types altogether !

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