[Python-Dev] Simplify lnotab? (AST branch update)

Greg Ewing greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz
Fri Oct 14 02:43:28 CEST 2005

Jeremy Hylton wrote:

> Some of the finer points of generating the line number table (lnotab)
> are wrong.  There is some very delicate code to support single
> stepping with the debugger.

With disk and memory sizes being what they are nowadays,
is it still worth making heroic efforts to compress the
lnotab table? How about getting rid of all the delicate
code and replacing it with something much simpler?

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