[Python-Dev] stat module in C -- what to do with stat.py?

Christian Heimes christian at python.org
Thu Jun 20 20:16:23 CEST 2013

Am 20.06.2013 17:35, schrieb Benjamin Peterson:
> 2013/6/20 Charles-François Natali <cf.natali at gmail.com>:
>> 2013/6/20 Thomas Wouters <thomas at python.org>:
>>> If the .py file is going to be wrong or incomplete, why would we want to
>>> keep it -- or use it as fallback -- at all? If we're dead set on having a
>>> .py file instead of requiring it to be part of the interpreter (whichever
>>> that is, however it was built), it should be generated as part of the build
>>> process. Personally, I don't see the value in it; other implementations will
>>> need to do *something* special to use it anyway.
>> That's exactly my rationale for pushing for removal.
> +1 to nixing it.

I'm +0 for removal. The stat module contains merely constants, wrappers
for macros and one simple functions.

Somebody just say the word.


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