[Cython] CF based type inference

Vitja Makarov vitja.makarov at gmail.com
Wed May 9 14:39:38 CEST 2012

2012/5/9 Vitja Makarov <vitja.makarov at gmail.com>:
> 2012/5/9 Stefan Behnel <stefan_ml at behnel.de>:
>> Stefan Behnel, 08.05.2012 14:24:
>>> Vitja has rebased the type inference on the control flow
>> On a related note, is this fixable now?
>>  def test():
>>      x = 1    # inferred as int
>>      del x    # error: Deletion of non-Python, non-C++ object
>> http://trac.cython.org/cython_trac/ticket/768
>> It might be enough to infer "object" for names that are being del-ed for
>> now, and to fix "del" The Right Way when we split entries.
> Do you mean that `x` should be inferred as "python object" in your example?
> Yes, we may add workaround for del <unspecified_type> case.
> Del is represented now by NameDeletion with the same rhs and lhs.
> We can add method infer_type() to NameAssignment and use it instead of
> Node.infer_type()

Here I've tried to fix it, now deletion always infers as python_object


That may break C++ object deletion


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