[Python-Dev] stat module in C -- what to do with stat.py?
arigo at tunes.org
Sat Jun 22 10:55:03 CEST 2013
On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 9:20 PM, Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info> wrote:
>>>> process. Personally, I don't see the value in it; other implementations
>>>> will need to do *something* special to use it anyway.
> That's not correct. Other implementations can do exactly what CPython 3.3
> does, namely just use stat.py as given. Not all implementations necessarily
> care about multiple platforms where stat constants are likely to change.
Thanks Steven. That's PyPy's position: for now we really care only
about <insert some list of common platform there> where stat.py has
been obviously sufficient, as shown by CPython's long experience with
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