[PySide] [Stackless] PySide problem, take #2: typeobject clash

Christian Tismer tismer at stackless.com
Mon Oct 21 19:07:21 CEST 2013

On 21.10.13 18:57, John Ehresman wrote:
> On 10/21/13 12:44 PM, Christian Tismer wrote:
>> On 21.10.13 17:54, John Ehresman wrote:
>>> I took a look at the patch and can't quite understand it (I must admit
>>> I didn't apply it).  Can someone explain why it's needed?
>> It is all about stackless' different frame layout.
>> This is the minimal patch to be able to compile pyside for stackless
>> python.
>> It is explained in the bug report.
>> https://bugreports.qt-project.org/browse/PYSIDE-199
> I think I'm confused -- I see changes to how SbkTypeObject fields are 
> referenced (SbkTypeObject is a C level extension of the 
> PyHeapTypeObject struct).  I don't think I see changes to frames.

Hoppla, you are right, no frames at all. Did I say that? geee

No, it is about the type layout, there are (ah, here came the word frame
again?! ) there are type fields in CPython that stackless does not have.

Well, and because these structures are different in size, pyside must
be compiled using stackless, otherwise it crashes ugly.

(bzzt, no frames -- what's up with my brain? like a shortcut, I need 

ciao - chris

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