[Python-Dev] Mysterious Python pyc file corruption problems

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Fri May 17 18:34:34 CEST 2013

On May 16, 2013, at 05:30 PM, Brett Cannon wrote:

>Just so people know, this is how we used to do it. In importlib we
>write the entire file to a temp file and then to an atomic rename.

Yep, and I suspect that our fix, even if we don't completely identify the root
cause, will be to change py_compile.py to do atomic renames.  Whether that
would be an appropriate fix for 3.2, 3.3 and 2.7 is a different discussion.

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