Author alexandre.vassalotti
Recipients alexandre.vassalotti, irmen, meador.inge, pitrou
Date 2011-12-06.03:17:21
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I think we are kind of stuck here. I might need to rely on some clever hack to generate the desired str object in 2.7 without breaking the bytes support in 3.3 and without changing 2.7 itself.

One *dirty* trick I am thinking about would be to use something like array.tostring() to construct the byte string.

    from array import array

    class bytes:
        def __reduce__(self):
            return (array.tostring, (array('B', self),))

Of course, this doesn't work because pickle doesn't method pickling. But, maybe someone can figure out a way around this... I don't know.

Also, this is a bit annoying to fix since we changed the semantic meaning of the STRING opcodes in 3.x---i.e., it now represents a unicode string instead of a byte string.
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