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> This hits fontforge. See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1595421

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I looked one more time to the issue:

* fontforge code is fine: it calls Py_Initialize() before using the Python C API to initialize its Python namespace (modules, functions, types, etc.), and later it calls Py_Main().

* Python 3.7.0 is wrong: it fails with a fatal erro when Py_Main() is called if Py_Initialize() has been called previously. It is a regression since it worked fine in Python 3.6.

* My PR https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/8043 works again the simplest test: "fontforge -script hello.py" where hello.py is just "print('Hello World!')"

* This PR is not enough according to Miro, since fontforge requires sys.argv to be set, whereas sys.argv is no longer set when Py_Main() is after Py_Initialize(): https://github.com/python/cpython/pull/8043#issuecomment-401731992
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