[Python-Dev] Missing functions [Was: Re: Experiment an opt-in new C API for Python? (leave current API unchanged)]
mcepl at cepl.eu
Wed Nov 21 09:38:04 EST 2018
On 2018-11-19, 11:59 GMT, Stefan Krah wrote:
> In practice people desperately *have* to use whatever is
> there, including functions with underscores that are not even
> officially in the C-API.
Yes, there are some functions which evaporated and I have never
heard a reason why and how I am supposed to overcome their
removal. E.g., when porting M2Crypto to Python3 I had to
reimplement my own (bad) version of `FILE*
PyFile_AsFile(PyObject *pyfile)` function
(https://is.gd/tgQGDw). I think it is obvious why it is
necessary for C bindings, and I have never found a way how to
get the underlying FILE handle from the Python File object
Just my €0.02.
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