[Python-Dev] PyRange_New() alternative?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Jun 24 09:29:03 CEST 2006

Scott David Daniels wrote:
> I am not sure about your compiler, but if I remember the standard
> correctly, the following code shouldn't complain:
>     PyObject_CallFunction((PyObject*) (void *) &PyRange_Type,
>                           "lll", start, start+len*step, step)

You remember the standard incorrectly. Python's usage of casts has
undefined behaviour, and adding casts only makes the warning go away,
but does not make the problem go away.


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