[Python-Dev] Late Python 3.7.1 changes to fix the C locale coercion (PEP 538) implementation

Ned Deily nad at python.org
Wed Sep 19 16:24:08 EDT 2018

On Sep 19, 2018, at 13:30, Yury Selivanov <yselivanov.ml at gmail.com> wrote:
> Ned, Nick, Victor,
> There's an issue with the new PEP 567 (contextvars) C API.
> Currently it's designed to expose "PyContext*" and "PyContextVar*"
> pointers.  I want to change that to "PyObject*" as using non-PyObject
> pointers turned out to be a very bad idea (interfacing with Cython is
> particularly challenging).
> Is it a good idea to change this in Python 3.7.1?

It's hard to make an informed decision without a concrete PR to review.  What would be the impact on any user code that has already adopted it in 3.7.0?

  Ned Deily
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