[Python-ideas] Add a cryptographic hash (e.g SHA1) of source toPython Compiled objects?

Raymond Hettinger python at rcn.com
Tue Feb 3 20:44:47 CET 2009

> The only thing you need to compile bytecode is the same Python version
> (and thus the same magic number) and whether it is a .pyc or .pyo (and
> thus if -O/-OO was used). Your platform has nothing to do with
> bytecode compilation.

Well said.  The best validation of a pyc is to compile the source.


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