[Python-Dev] PyCObject_AsVoidPtr removed from python 3.2 - is this documented?

John Arbash Meinel john at arbash-meinel.com
Mon Mar 7 09:36:01 CET 2011

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On 3/7/2011 3:56 AM, Terry Reedy wrote:
> On 3/6/2011 6:09 PM, Barry Scott wrote:
>> I see that PyCObject_AsVoidPtr has been removed from python 3.2.
>> The 3.2 docs do not seem to explain this has happened and what
>> to replace it with.
>> I searched the 3.2 docs and failed to find PyCObject_AsVoidPtr.
>> I looked at the whats new page and the API PEP. Did I miss
>> where this is documented?
> Georg recently reaffirmed on a tracker issue that when something is
> removed from the code, it is removed from the docs also. So the place to
> look for a deprecation notice and replacement suggestion is in the last
> release where present.

It might be interesting to just have a stub entry with:

  PyCObject_AsVoidPtr (This was deleted in 3.2, last available in [3.1])

Might end up being too cluttered, but certainly helps the people who hit
the problem.

Especially since, AIUI, deprecations are suppressed by default now.

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