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Author vstinner
Recipients Christian.Tismer, eelizondo, petr.viktorin, scoder, vstinner
Date 2019-02-13.11:47:18
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> * Should I write something up in python-dev/Discourse?

Please open a thread on python-dev. The purpose is not really to ask if it's worth it, but more to communicate properly on backward incompatible changes.

> * Do I need to update the PY_VERSION_HEX?

No. The release manager is responsible for that.

> * Do I need to write an entry in the Porting guide?

Yes. You should add a new "Changes in the C API" section to:

This is why you can show an example of dealloc using #ifdef with PY_VERSION_HEX.

Example in 3.7 doc:
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