[Cython] hasattr() swallows any exception (Py<3.2)

Lisandro Dalcin dalcinl at gmail.com
Tue Feb 22 23:09:35 CET 2011

On 22 February 2011 18:21, Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de> wrote:
> Lisandro Dalcin, 22.02.2011 21:41:
>> I'm inclined to fix the behavior for ALL Python
>> versions to suppress only AttributeError.
> How? Would you implement a hasattr() helper that uses PyObject_GetAttr() and
> Does The Right Thing?

Yes, more or less the implementation of builtin_hasattr from
bltinmodule.c from Py3.2

> In any case, I personally don't care so much about hasattr(), but I'm +1 for
> Python compatibility, and +1 for getting the fixed Py3.2 behaviour in all
> Python versions. There's a reason this was fixed in CPython, it's a pretty
> clear bug.

OK, I'll go for it. Thanks.

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