[pypy-dev] Modeling attributes in the annotator
benjamin at python.org
Thu Feb 18 22:12:58 CET 2010
2010/2/18 Nick Bray <ncbray at gmail.com>:
> I'm doing a lit review on Python analysis techniques. Right now I'm
> trying to understand how PyPy's annotator models object attributes.
> Are the descriptions on the web page accurate? There are two corner
> cases that I do not understand how the annotator, as described, deals
> o.f = 1
> ??? = o.__dict__['f']
> 2) Any attribute lookup involving a descriptor that is not a function object.
> I realize the annotator is only intended to work for RPython. Given
> the information I have, however, I do not see what restrictions in
> RPython would disallow these cases. ("They just are" is an acceptable
> answer, I just want to make sure I'm not being particularly dense and
> missing something.)
They just are. __dict__ isn't RPython.
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