[Python-Dev] Making builtins more efficient

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Mon Mar 13 21:14:09 CET 2006

At 02:47 PM 3/13/2006 -0500, Jim Jewett wrote:
>Paul Moore wrote:
> > Is there any practical way of detecting and flagging
> > constructs like the above (remotely shadowing a
> > builtin in another module)?
>Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> > the patch ended up being backed out ... too strict
> > of a check to be accepted for Python 2.4.
>It was revision 33054, backed out in 33084.
>The patch warned about any shadowing of builtins, which
>probably is too strict.

I'm curious: what actually happened?  What things were causing warnings?

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