Python 3.8 new deprecations

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Tue May 21 12:01:35 EDT 2019


On 05/21/2019 08:51 AM, Robin Becker wrote:

> Marius Gedminas has kindly been doing some work with reportlab and python 3.8a1
> 
> He reports this new deprecation warning from a c extension build
> 
> DeprecationWarning: PY_SSIZE_T_CLEAN will be required for '#' formats
> 
> Currently we build the extensions for 2.7 3.4-3.7 Windows 32 & 64 MacOS and linux.
> 
> His patch is changing several ints to Py_ssize_t after defining PY_SSIZE_T_CLEAN.
> 
> Can anyone say which versions/runtimes this is needed for or can I just assume it has no effect in early versions.

This would be a good question for Python Dev.

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~Ethan~


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