[Python-Dev] Re: Python Call Mechanism ([Python-checkins] CVS: python/dist/src/Python ceval.c,2.212,2.213)

M.-A. Lemburg mal@lemburg.com
Mon, 30 Oct 2000 18:54:50 +0100

Jeremy Hylton wrote:
> Update of /cvsroot/python/python/dist/src/Python
> In directory slayer.i.sourceforge.net:/tmp/cvs-serv32349/Python
> Modified Files:
>         ceval.c
> ...
> N.B. The CALL_FUNCTION implementation is getting really hairy; should
> review it to see if it can be simplified.

How about a complete redesign of the whole call mechanism ?!

I have an old patch somewhere which reorganizes the Python
calling mechanism into something more sane than what we
have in ceval.c now.

Should I try to find it for someone to use as basis for the
reorg (don't have time for this myself) ?

Marc-Andre Lemburg
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