[Python-Dev] PEP 384 status

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Wed Sep 1 00:48:37 CEST 2010

M.-A. Lemburg wrote:

> But isn't exactly that a major problem for Python ?
> An extension written for a different MS CRT version would
> not be able to safely free a buffer allocated by the Python
> DLL.

Python provides its own set of memory alloc/free functions
to deal with this exact problem. For every Python function
that allocates something, there's a corresponding function
for freeing it, and you do it any other way at your peril.


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