[Python-Dev] PEP 384 status

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Sep 4 16:19:57 CEST 2010

On Sat, 04 Sep 2010 15:13:55 +0200
"Martin v. Löwis" <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:

> > 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
> compiler.

Thanks for the explanations.



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