[Python-Dev] optimizing non-local object access

Martin v. Loewis martin@loewis.home.cs.tu-berlin.de
Thu, 9 Aug 2001 22:12:39 +0200

> I think we hook in at the tp_getattr(o) level.  Module objects can
> detect rebindings there and do whatever bookkeeping is necessary to
> keep references to its name consistent.  I think this is the right
> approach for either technique we're discussing.

Would that catch changes like

math.__dict__['sin'] = math.cos