[Python-Dev] PEP 552: deterministic pycs

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Thu Sep 7 17:00:43 EDT 2017

On Thu, 07 Sep 2017 13:39:21 -0700
Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> Hello,
> I've written a short PEP about an import extension to allow pycs to be
> more deterministic by optional replacing the timestamp with a hash of
> the source file: https://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0552/

Why isn't https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/296 a good enough
solution to this problem?  It has a simple implementation, and requires
neither maintaining two different pyc formats nor reading the entire
source file to check whether the pyc file is up to date.



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