[Python-Dev] PyObject_New vs PyObject_NEW
Wed, 12 Mar 2003 13:57:25 +0100
David Abrahams wrote:
> Someone I work with recently caused a test to start asserting in VC7's
> instrumented free() call, using a pydebug build. He explained the
> change this way:
> "I switched from PyObject_New to PyObject_NEW, which according to it's
> documentation omits the check for type_object != 0 and consequently
> should run a little bit faster"
> [he doesn't ever pass 0 as the typeobject]
> Did he miss some other important fact about PyObject_NEW? Does the
> doc need to be fixed?
Does he use PyObject_DEL() to free the object ?
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