[Python-Dev] feature request: inspect.isgenerator
michele.simionato at gmail.com
Thu Jun 1 09:14:16 CEST 2006
Neal Norwitz <nnorwitz <at> gmail.com> writes:
> > I wonder whether a check shouldn't just return (co_flags & 0x20), which
> > is CO_GENERATOR.
> Makes more sense.
Okay, but my point is that the final user should not be expected to know
about those implementation details. The one obvious way to me is to have an
inspect.isgenerator, analogous to inspect.isfunction, inspect.ismethod, etc.
The typical use case is in writing a documentation/debugging tool. Now I
was writing a decorator that needed to discriminate in the case it was
decorating a regular function versus a generator.
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