[Python-Dev] are NULL checks in Objects/abstract.c really needed?

Michael Hudson mwh@python.net
Thu, 13 Mar 2003 14:06:56 +0000

Michael Hudson <mwh@python.net> writes:

>>  the resulting python binary did 6.5% more pystones on average (the
>>  numbers are below).
> Wow!  Can we persuade you to try CVS HEAD?

Actually, I've now tried it, and saw a pystone increase of more like
0.1%.  Are you sure the abstract.c changes are the only difference
between the two binaries?


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