[Python-Dev] 2.2.1 issues

Martin v. Loewis martin@v.loewis.de
19 Feb 2002 21:31:25 +0100

"Fred L. Drake, Jr." <fdrake@acm.org> writes:

> 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
> me.

The memory-overwriting problem can be fixed without bumping the pyc
magic. The rationale for bumping the pyc magic is pretty weak, IMO,
so that aspect should not be propagated to 2.2.1.