[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] r45898 - in python/trunk: Lib/test/test_os.py Lib/test/test_shutil.py Misc/NEWS Modules/posixmodule.c

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Thu May 4 20:08:49 CEST 2006

>> I wonder if it's time to move the Win32 code out of posixmodule.c? It
>> seems the current mess of #ifdefs can't be very maintainable.

[Martin v. Löwis]
> I vaguely recall that we had considered that before, and rejected it,
> for some reason. Not sure what the reason was, but one might have been
> that there still is OS/2 code in there, also.

Martin worked up a patch for this in 2002, which he withdrew based on
mixed reviews (a +0.5 and two -0); the comments still seem relevant:


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