Why PyImport_ExecCodeModule takes char*?

Terry Reedy tjreedy at udel.edu
Mon Aug 29 02:02:39 CEST 2011


On 8/28/2011 6:52 PM, Tim Roberts wrote:
> Mateusz Loskot<mateusz at loskot.net>  wrote:
>>
>> I'm wondering, why PyImport_ExecCodeModule function takes char*
>> instead of const char*?
>
> My guess is "history".

I believe some const tags have been added over the last few years. 
Another factory than mere history for some things is portability across 
platforms and the main compilers.

-- 
Terry Jan Reedy




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