[Python-Dev] RE: [Python-checkins] python/dist/src/Objects typeobject.c, 2.244, 2.245

Martin v. Löwis martin at v.loewis.de
Thu Oct 9 00:40:30 EDT 2003

Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> writes:

> Maybe PyBool_FromLong() itself could make this unneeded by adding
> something like
>     if (ok < 0 && PyErr_Occurred())
>         return NULL;
> to its start?

That would an incompatible change. I would expect PyBool_FromLong(i)
do the same thing as bool(i).

> Maybe a pair of macros Py_return_True and Py_return_False would make
> sense?

You should, of course, add Py_return_None to it, as well.

Then you will find that some contributor goes on a crusade to use
these throughout very quickly :-)


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