[Python-Dev] Hundreds of warnings

Guido van Rossum guido@python.org
Wed, 15 May 2002 13:21:06 -0400

> Some recent patch to Python.h moved its include of pyport.h above its
> include of limits.h.  As a result, pyport.h defines LONG_MIN and LONG_MAX
> itself, and then limit.h's attempt to define them correctly leads to legit
> warnings about macro redefinitions.  This happens for every file in the
> project, of course, since everyone includes Python.h.
> Don't know more and don't want to <wink> -- whatever this change was trying
> to solve needs to be done in a different way.

Looks like Jason Tishler was a bit rash.  I specifically told him:

| Please use the patch manager to request review until we start telling
| you to check things in directly. :-)

when he asked about our commit rules.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)