[Python-Dev] Re: New bug in function object hash() and comparisons
Barry A. Warsaw
Sat, 27 Jan 2001 12:43:43 -0500
>>>>> "GvR" == Guido van Rossum <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
GvR> Clearly, something changed. I'm pretty sure it's the
GvR> function attributes.
Actually no. func_code is used in func_hash() but somewhere in the
Python 1.6 cycle, func_code was made assignable.
GvR> Either the function attributes shouldn't be used in comparing
GvR> function objects, or hash() on functions should be
GvR> unimplemented, or comparison on functions should use simple
GvR> pointer compares.
GvR> What's the right solution?
We should definitely continue to allow functions as keys to
dictionaries, but probably just remove func_code as an input to the