[Python-Dev] C++ for CPython 3? (Re: str.count is slow)

Stephen J. Turnbull stephen at xemacs.org
Mon Mar 6 10:54:13 CET 2006

>>>>> "Anthony" == Anthony Baxter <anthony at interlink.com.au> writes:

    Anthony> It's probably worth mentioning that right now, we don't
    Anthony> even come close to compiling with a C++ compiler. A bunch
    Anthony> of the bugs are shallow (casting result from malloc, that
    Anthony> sort of thing) but a bunch more look a tad uglier. Is
    Anthony> this something worth trying to fix?

Um ... I really only know the results for XEmacs.  C++ warnings and
errors do catch a number of "real bugs".  But most of the *work* was
done before I got really involved in the C code.  Martin Buchholz
<martin at xemacs.org> probably knows best, although he's been inactive
for a couple of years.

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