[Python-Dev] Procedure for adding new public C API
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Mon May 21 08:41:59 EDT 2018
Please don't forgot to perform the following steps when add a new
public C API:
* Document it in Doc/c-api/.
* Add an entry in the What's New document.
* Add it in Doc/data/refcounts.dat.
* Add it in PC/python3.def.
If you want to include it in the limited API, wrap its declaration with:
#if !defined(Py_LIMITED_API) || Py_LIMITED_API+0 >= 0x03080000
(use the correct Python version of introducing a feature in the comparison)
If you don't want to include it in the limited API, wrap its declaration
You are free of adding private C API, but its name should start with _Py
or _PY and its declaration should be wrapped with:
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