[Python-Dev] Freeze hacks

Guido van Rossum guido@digicool.com
Wed, 18 Jul 2001 13:05:42 -0400

> If the optimizer becomes more intelligent
> in the future, and also probably easier to document
> the purpose would be to use an (uncalled) function:
> def _freeze_hints():
>     import spam
> Just another idea,

Very nice one!  An optimizer could never remove this, because it could
be called from outside.

--Guido van Rossum (home page: http://www.python.org/~guido/)