Author: Armin Rigo <ar...@tunes.org>
Date: 2017-08-12 15:12 +0200
Log: Mention that ffi.dlopen(None) does not work on Python 3 on Windows.
diff --git a/doc/source/overview.rst b/doc/source/overview.rst
@@ -44,6 +44,10 @@
arguments. In the above example it would be ``b"world"`` and ``b"hi
there, %s!\n"``. In general it is ``somestring.encode(myencoding)``.
+*Python 3 on Windows:* ``ffi.dlopen(None)`` does not work. This problem
+is messy and not really fixable. The example above could be fixed by
+calling another function from a specific DLL that exists on your system.
*This example does not call any C compiler. It works in the so-called
ABI mode, which means that it will crash if you call some function or
access some fields of a structure that was slightly misdeclared in the
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