[Python-Dev] Interface to change Py3kWarning in Python

Georg Brandl g.brandl at gmx.net
Sat Apr 19 16:12:53 CEST 2008

Christian Heimes schrieb:
> Benjamin Peterson schrieb:
>> I currently have a patch to make it possible to change py3k warnings
>> in Python through new functions in sys: issue 2458. I realize the
>> functions are rather ugly, but I don't think there is another
>> practical way to do it unless you want to be writing PySys_GetObject
>> and checking it for NULL whenever you add a Py3k warning.
> In Python we usually have to methods for the job, like
> set_py3kwarningmode and get_py3kwarningmode. I don't like the enable*
> and disable* style. Even the get/set methods are an ugly workaround for
> the fact, Python doesn't support module properties. :/
> How do you like a macro or function PyErr_Warn3k(msg) that does all the
> dirty work?

Which additional dirty work would it do? It should never have to do more than
check a simple static C variable, for obvious reasons.


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