[Python-Dev] More socket questions
Martin v. L÷wis
10 Apr 2003 22:35:17 +0200
Mihai Ibanescu <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I propose that we use inet_aton to implement PySocket_inet_aton (am I
> clever or what). The part that I don't know, how portable is this
> function? Does it exist on Mac and Windows?
This is the tricky part of any such change: Nobody knows, and you have
to test it on a wide variety of platforms before it is
acceptable. That *atleast* includes Windows, OS X, and one or two
other flavours of Unix (Linux libc6 typically being one of them).