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Author amaury.forgeotdarc
Recipients Arfrever, amaury.forgeotdarc, denilsonsa, giampaolo.rodola, loewis, neologix, pitrou, rosslagerwall, vstinner, zbysz
Date 2012-01-06.13:44:56
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Some remarks on the Windows implementation in termsize.diff.4:

- On Windows, the C runtime always sets fileno(stdout) to 1, so hardcoded values are OK.
But on Unix, I'm quite sure that embedded interpreters (mod_python?) sometimes close the standard descriptor, so fd=1 can refer to something entirely different.
Does it makes sense to initialize fd=fileno(stdout) (this is C code) instead?

- When GetStdHandle() returns INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE, PyErr_SetFromWindowsErr(0) should be used.
And it's not necessary to use GetLastError(), 0 is enough.

- GetStdHandle will return NULL in a non-console application (try with pythonw.exe or IDLE), I think a specific error message should be raised in this case.
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2012-01-06 13:44:57amaury.forgeotdarclinkissue13609 messages
2012-01-06 13:44:56amaury.forgeotdarccreate