[Python-Dev] _tkinter problem with Stackless

Christian Tismer tismer@tismer.com
Mon, 27 May 2002 08:23:39 -0700

Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>>I wouldn't call it "bad style" in general -- it's
>>>perfectly legal to pass the address of a local variable
>>>to another function, as long as the other function uses
>>>it before returning.
>>Maybe, but I'm really fucked up...
>>Saying "bad style" might help to keep people from
>>producing more problems :-)
> Cut it out, Christian.  Now!  This is *your* problem to solve -- not
> something to complain to others to.

Yes, god father. :-)
Cetero censeo Carthaginem esse delendam. Remember?

Meanwhile, I've implemented a really cheap solution.
By a small 3-line patch, _tkinter is able to tell
Stackless that it should better not split stacks
for the next N recursions. Works great!

Please don't forget about the bdb thingy, it isn't closed yet!
kind regards - chris
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