[Python-Dev] Fast access to __builtins__
Thu, 27 Mar 2003 21:51:13 -0800
Guido van Rossum wrote:
> Though you probably would only want to warn when this is done to a .py
> module -- C extensions should be exempt.
Exempt from poking or being poked?
> And the warning should only warn about inserting names that are
> actually builtins.
I have rough patch. The idea is to have the tp_setattro slot of modules
check if the name being set is a builtin. It seems to work but perhaps
there are cases that make that approach invalid. Time for bed now. :-)