[Python-Dev] HAVE_FSTAT?

Charles-François Natali cf.natali at gmail.com
Sun May 19 10:08:39 CEST 2013

2013/5/17 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> Hello,
> Some pieces of code are still guarded by:
> #ifdef HAVE_FSTAT
>   ...
> #endif
> I would expect all systems to have fstat() these days. It's pretty
> basic POSIX, and even Windows has had it for ages. Shouldn't we simply
> make those code blocks unconditional? It would avoid having to maintain
> unused fallback paths.

I was sure I'd seen a post/bug report about this:

The OP was trying to build Python on an embedded platform without fstat().


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