Calling foreign functions from Python? ctypes?

Paul Watson pwatson at
Fri Jan 6 19:36:34 EST 2006

Neil Hodgson wrote:
>    Paul Watson:
>> Is there any plan to get ctypes batteries into the standard Python build?
>    It is unlikely that ctypes will be included in the standard Python 
> build as it allows unsafe memory access making it much easier to crash 
> Python.

Does extending Python with any C/C++ function not do the same thing?

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