[IronPython] Portable use of pickle.dumps()

Michael Foord fuzzyman at voidspace.org.uk
Fri May 29 11:24:37 PDT 2009


Vernon Cole wrote:
> Follow up to my own comment...
>
> On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 11:38 AM, Vernon Cole <vernondcole at gmail.com 
> <mailto:vernondcole at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     . You could use a similar construct based on whether IronPython or
>     CPython were in use.
>
>
> I note that effort is now going forward to port pywin32 to IronPython. 
> When that happens, my code will break, because it uses:
> <code>
> try:
>     import win32com.client
>     onIronPython = False
> except ImportError:  # implies running on IronPython
>     onIronPython = True
> </code>
> in order to detect which environment it is on.
>
> I should change this for the next version of adodbapi.
>
> Question for the group:
>   What is a better/best way to test for IronPython vs CPython?

sys.platform == 'cli'

Michael

> --
> Vernon
>
> P.S.
>  Robert:
>  Thanks for documenting this. I am contemplating a new fork of 
> adodbapi based on ADO.NET <http://ADO.NET> rather than COM (my target 
> is Linux/mono so COM is out of the question.) I will very likely run 
> into this problem when/if I make that jump.
> --
> VC
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