[Python-Dev] with_traceback

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 03:55:29 CET 2007

On 2/28/07, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Adam Olsen wrote:
> > How plausible would it be to optimize all exception instantiation?
> > Perhaps use slots and a freelist for everything inheriting from
> > BaseException and not inheriting from other builtin types?
> I'm not sure a free list would help much for instances
> of user define classes, since creating one involves setting
> up a dict, etc. And if you use __slots__ you end up with
> objects of different sizes, which isn't free-list-friendly.

Not easy, but doable.  Perhaps a plan B if nobody comes up with a plan A.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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