[Python-Dev] Pronouncement needed in issue9675

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 01:25:23 CEST 2010

2010/9/29 Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 4:02 PM, Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
> <amauryfa at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2010/9/29 Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org>:
>>>> Can someone please explain why converting to a PyCapsule object is not
>>>> an option?
>>>> PyCObject_AsVoidPtr() and PyCObject_Import() accept Capsules and will
>>>> work as before.
>>> Because bsddb is an external module?
>> Yes, bsddb is compiled in a separate .pyd or .so. But what does this change?
> Because it needs to support multiple Python versions from single source?

But here we are talking about the bsddb module shipped with core python2.7
This is a single source for a single version.
And in any case a #ifdef is good enough.

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc

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