[pypy-dev] Question about byte-code hacking

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Fri Sep 23 14:26:24 CEST 2011

On Fri, Sep 23, 2011 at 2:06 PM, Benjamin Peterson <benjamin at python.org> wrote:
> 2011/9/23 Steven D'Aprano <steve at pearwood.info>:
>> So the question is: would it be a burden for PyPy to make any guarantees
>> about the stability of bytecode?
> I would say not without great benefit. If you're doing something that
> requires changing bytecode, the obvious answer is to add some syntax
> instead.

Wait a second.

Why do you need such guarantees in the first place? It's not like
pypy's pycs and CPython pycs are interexchangeable. Whether pypy uses
bytecode or not is even an internal detail.

But as armin said, why bother?


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