C API for str methods?
pete at shinners.org
Sun Aug 4 17:33:54 EDT 2002
Bjorn Pettersen wrote:
> Is there a reason why methods like str.split, str.join are not
> accessible through a C API? (PyUnicode seems to have a lot more of the
> functionality available through a C API although not all of them...)
be wary of the C-api functions for unicode. They are not very
"binary-compatable". you won't be able to ship RPMs or anything like that
without "specializing" them for different distros. unfortunately python-dev
has no intention of changing this (for various reasons). you are still
better off accessing the "python-api" function for unicode from the C end.
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