[Python-Dev] API for the new sysconfig module

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Sat Dec 11 18:21:43 CET 2010

On Sun, Dec 12, 2010 at 12:17 AM, Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net> wrote:
> On Sat, 11 Dec 2010 12:55:25 +1000
> Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Dec 11, 2010 at 12:44 PM, Terry Reedy <tjreedy at udel.edu> wrote:
>> > On 12/10/2010 4:59 PM, R. David Murray wrote:
>> >
>> >> Like Éric, I'm not sure what the implications of the existing module
>> >> having been released in 2.7 and 3.2 beta are in terms of making such an
>> >> API change.
>> >
>> > I am with Raymond on this: the purpose of betas is so we can test *and* make
>> > changes. No one should base production software on a beta release.
>> It's also the key difference between betas and release candidates.
> Seems that both you and Terry have missed the part where the sysconfig
> API is already part of 2.7, though.

I had missed that, yes*. I suspect Raymond may have missed it as well.


*(I sometimes lose track of which changes were made in both branches
pre-2.7, which ones were mode post-2.7 release, and which ones went in
pre-2.7, but were 3.x only regardless)

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