[Python-Dev] reference counting in Py3K

Robert Kern rkern at ucsd.edu
Wed Sep 7 10:40:13 CEST 2005

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> Josiah Carlson wrote:
>>Perhaps a bit into the future, extending import semantics to notice .pyx
>>files, compare their checksum against a stored md5 in the compiled
>>.pyd/.so, and automatically recompiling them if they (or their includes)
>>have changed: +10 (I end up doing this kind of thing by hand with
>>phantom auto-build modules).


> which reminds me...  does anyone know what happened to the various
> "inline C" versions that were quite popular a few years ago.  e.g.
> http://mail.python.org/pipermail/python-dev/2002-January/019178.html
> (I've been using an extremely simple home-brewn version in a couple of
> projects, and it's extremely addictive, at least if you're a C/C++ veteran...)

weave is alive and kicking and actively used although it could use some TLC.


Robert Kern
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