[Python-Dev] [AST] question about marshal_write_*() fxns

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at iinet.net.au
Tue Mar 22 05:12:02 CET 2005

Brett C. wrote:
> For those of you who don't know, I am sprinting on the AST branch here 
> on PyCon.

Ah, so that's why it's quiet this week :)

> But one of things I am not sure of is what the marshal_write_*() 
> functions in Python/Python-ast.c are used for.  I assume they output to 
> the marshal format, but there is mention of a byte stream format and so 
> I thought it might be that as well.

Given Neil & Jeremy's answers, perhaps "linear_ast_*" or "bytestream_ast_*" 
would work as a new prefix?


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