[pypy-svn] r49938 - pypy/dist/pypy/doc

arigo at codespeak.net arigo at codespeak.net
Wed Dec 19 18:01:37 CET 2007

Author: arigo
Date: Wed Dec 19 18:01:36 2007
New Revision: 49938

This paragraph can stay, with minor fixes to remove _classobj.

Modified: pypy/dist/pypy/doc/geninterp.txt
--- pypy/dist/pypy/doc/geninterp.txt	(original)
+++ pypy/dist/pypy/doc/geninterp.txt	Wed Dec 19 18:01:36 2007
@@ -20,6 +20,14 @@
 .. _`application-level`: coding-guide.html#app-preferable
 .. _exceptions: ../../pypy/lib/_exceptions.py
+An example is exceptions_. They are
+needed in a very early phase of bootstrapping StdObjspace, but
+for simplicity, they are written as RPythonic application
+level code. This implies that the interpreter must be quite
+completely initialized to execute this code, which is
+impossible in the early phase, where we have neither
+exceptions implemented nor classes available.

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