[Python-Dev] [C++-sig] GCC version compatibility

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Tue Nov 1 17:25:23 CET 2005

Christoph Ludwig <cludwig at cdc.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de> writes:

> Hi,
> this is to continue a discussion started back in July by a posting by 
> Dave Abrahams <url:http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.python.devel/69651>
> regarding the compiler (C vs. C++) used to compile python's main() and to link
> the executable.
> On Sat, Jul 16, 2005 at 12:13:58PM +0200, Christoph Ludwig wrote:
>> On Sun, Jul 10, 2005 at 07:41:06PM +0200, "Martin v. Löwis" wrote:
>> > Maybe. For Python 2.4, feel free to contribute a more complex test. For
>> > Python 2.5, I would prefer if the entire code around ccpython.cc was
>> > removed.
>> I submitted patch #1239112 that implements the test involving two TUs for
>> Python 2.4. I plan to work on a more comprehensive patch for Python 2.5 but
>> that will take some time.
> I finally had the spare time to look into this problem again and submitted
> patch #1324762. The proposed patch implements the following:

I just wanted to write to encourage some Python developers to look at
(and accept!) Christoph's patch.  This is really crucial for smooth
interoperability between C++ and Python.

Thank you,

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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