[Python-Dev] trace.py and the obscurity of Tools/scripts/ (was: Unittest list)

Skip Montanaro skip@pobox.com
Fri, 12 Apr 2002 18:45:07 -0500

    SM> It's speed cries out for a rewrite of some sort.  I haven't thought
    SM> about it, but I wonder if it could be layered on top of hotshot.

    Jeremy> Can any of the handler methods be re-coded in C?  The hotshot
    Jeremy> changes allow you to install a C function as a trace hook, but
    Jeremy> doesn't the trace function in trace.py do a fair amount of work?

Dunno.  As you might guess I haven't looked at the trace code in quite
awhile... :-)