[Python-Dev] Moving forward on the object memory API
Martin v. Loewis
01 Apr 2002 18:01:08 +0200
Guido van Rossum <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I think I try to change the API version number when there are
> incompatible changes in object lay-out which would trip you up even if
> the functions haven't changed. An example would be adding the hash
> field to the string object, which requires recompilation for every
> extension that uses the PyString_AS_STRING macro.
Or removal of the ob_size field from the cell object...