[Cython] CyFunction refactoring plan

Stefan Behnel stefan_ml at behnel.de
Fri Sep 30 07:43:03 CEST 2011

Vitja Makarov, 30.09.2011 06:41:
> 2011/9/28 Vitja Makarov:
>> I tried to build simple plan for ongoing cython function refactoring
>> * Replace assignment synthesis with SingleAssignmentNode, where LHS is
>> NameNode and RHS is PyCFunctionNode
>> * Split function body into python wrapper and C function
>> http://wiki.cython.org/enhancements/generators#Pythonfunctionrefactoring
>> Then we can implement some features and optimizations:
>> * Reduce difference between cdef and def functions
>> * Store runtime evaluated default values inside CyFunction, ticket #674
>> * Implement no-args super(), ticket #696
>> * Function call inlining
> If nobody don't mind I would start with first one.

Please go ahead. :)

Note that you will encounter some problems when enabling name assignments 
for all named functions. I tried that at least once and it "didn't work", 
but I didn't take the time yet to investigate them further.

I assume you are going to work on this in your own repo?


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