Author lemburg
Recipients Rhamphoryncus, amaury.forgeotdarc, belopolsky, doerwalter, eric.smith, ezio.melotti, georg.brandl, lemburg, loewis, pitrou, rhettinger, stutzbach, tchrist, vstinner
Date 2011-08-17.11:18:07
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Ezio Melotti wrote:
> Ezio Melotti <> added the comment:
>> For bug fixes, you can put the macros straight into unicodeobject.c,
>> but please leave unicodeobject.h untouched - otherwise people will
>> mess around with these macros (even if they are private) and users
>> will start to wonder about linker errors if they use old patch
>> level releases of Python 2.7/3.2.
> OK, so in 2.7/3.2 I'll put them in unicodeobject.c, and in 3.3 I'll move them in unicodeobject.c.
> Regarding the name, other macros in unicodeobject.c don't have any prefix, so we can do the same (e.g. IS_SURROGATE) for 2.7/3.2 if that's fine.


>> Also note that some of these macros change the behavior of Python
>> - that's good if it fixes a bug (obviously :-)), but bad if it
>> changes areas that are correctly implemented and then suddenly expose
>> new behavior.
> After this we can fix #9200 and make narrow builds behave correctly (i.e. like wide ones) with non-BMP chars (at least in some places).

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