[Python-Dev] .clinic.c vs .c.clinic

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Mon Jan 20 22:43:19 CET 2014

On 01/20/2014 11:09 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> On Jan 20, 2014, at 12:05 AM, Larry Hastings wrote:
>> Contestant 5: "Put in __clinic__ directory, add .h"
>>     foo.c -> __clinic__/foo.c.h
>>     foo.h -> __clinic__/foo.h.h
> This is cached output right?  IOW, it can be regenerated if it's missing.  If
> so, this seems like a nice parallel to __pycache__.  It's mostly hidden until
> you want to go looking for it.
> +1

It's cached output.  The difference to __pycache__ is that the output 
will be checked in, and is something you might ever want to examine.

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