[Python-Dev] 2.2.1 issues

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@acm.org
Tue, 19 Feb 2002 10:23:07 -0500

M.-A. Lemburg writes:
 > The problem with backporting this patch is that in order
 > for Python to properly recompile any broken module, the
 > magic will have to be changed. Question is whether this
 > is a reasonable thing to do in a patch level release...

Guido can rule as he sees fit, but I don't see any reason *not* to
change the magic number.  This seems like a pretty important fix to


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at acm.org>
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