[Python-Dev] c99 comments in the 2.6 code base?

Christian Heimes lists at cheimes.de
Thu Oct 2 20:23:18 CEST 2008

Fredrik Lundh wrote:
> http://drj11.wordpress.com/2008/10/02/python-and-bragging-about-c89/
> mentions that Objects/frameobject.c contains a C99-style comment, which 
> means that Python 2.6 won't build on AIX.
> shouldn't we use a suitable gcc option for the buildbots to prevent that 
> from happening?

Ouch! This shouldn't have happend. I'm going to discuss the matter on 
#python-dev. Perhaps --with-pydebug could add more restrict error 
checking to the Makefile like -std=c89 -pedantic -Werror


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