[Python-Dev] ctypes: alignment of (simple) types

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc amauryfa at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 00:39:27 CET 2011


2011/11/7 Michael Walle <michael at walle.cc>

> What do you think about adding a special attribute '_align_' which, if set
> for
> a data type overrides the hardcoded align property of that type?

It's a good idea.  But you should also consider the other feature requests
around custom alignments.
IMO a good thing would be a way to specify a function that computes sizes
and alignments, that one can override to implement specific compiler

Amaury Forgeot d'Arc
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