[Python-Dev] Reordering opcodes (PEP 203 Augmented Assignment)

Fred L. Drake, Jr. fdrake@beopen.com
Mon, 31 Jul 2000 11:01:14 -0400 (EDT)

Ka-Ping Yee writes:
 > (or IDLE et al.) can just start with
 >     #!/usr/bin/env python -g
 > and we could then drop SET_LINENO by default.  Am i missing something?

  This #! isn't portable; the program is only guaranteed to get one
parameter from the #! line ("python" in this example).  Some platforms
are more forgiving and just use the rest of the command line (or a
maximum of 32 characters), but that means you lose the "-g" on too
many platforms.
  The other concerns that have been brought up are fairly important as


Fred L. Drake, Jr.  <fdrake at beopen.com>
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