[IronPython] bytes and str in 2.7 io module

Jeff Hardy jdhardy at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 10:55:43 PST 2010


On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 10:55 AM, Dino Viehland <dinov at microsoft.com> wrote:
> Ahh, yeah, we should probably have a helper method in here which will convert
> the string back to bytes rather than all of these casts to Bytes.  It could also be
> incompatible w/ CPython in that they *might* allow bytearray objects to be returned
> too which these casts would also prevent.

I'll check what CPython allows (I presume you're still prohibited from
looking at the source for it?). I have a patch that checks for strings
as well, but I'm not happy with it yet.

- Jeff


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