[Python-Dev] PEP 384 status

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Sat Sep 4 15:13:55 CEST 2010

> Please consider this: even without relying on PEP 384, using FILE*
> is /already/ dangerous; because you might compile an extension with a
> different compiler version than Python was compiled with.

It's only dangerous *if* you compile with a different compiler.
That's why we take serious precautions that you never ever do.
For example, distutils will, by default, refuse to use a different


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