[Python-Dev] Stable ABI

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Jun 1 23:47:23 EDT 2018

On 2 June 2018 at 03:45, Jeroen Demeyer <J.Demeyer at ugent.be> wrote:

> On 2018-06-01 17:18, Nathaniel Smith wrote:
>> Unfortunately, very few people use the stable ABI currently, so it's
>> easy for things like this to get missed.
> So there are no tests for the stable ABI in Python?

Unfortunately not.

https://bugs.python.org/issue21142 is an old issue suggesting automating
those checks (so we don't inadvertently add or remove symbols for
previously published stable ABI definitions), but it's not yet made it to
the state of being sufficiently well automated that it can be a release
checklist item in PEP 101.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia
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