[Python-Dev] Call PyType_Ready on builtin types during interpreter startup?

Eric Smith eric at trueblade.com
Sun Dec 28 14:54:01 CET 2008

Nick Coghlan wrote:
> Nick Coghlan wrote:
>> Rather than playing whack-a-mole with this, does anyone have any ideas
>> on how to systematically find types which are defined in the core, but
>> are missing an explicit PyType_Ready call? (I guess one way would be to
>> remove all the implicit calls in a local build and see what blows up...
>> that seems a little drastic though)
> The whack-a-mole tactic did pick up a couple more though - the two
> "builtin" types that iter() can return (the basic sequence iterator and
> the callable with sentinel result iterator).
> Perhaps the path of least resistance is to change PyObject_Hash to be
> yet another place where PyType_Ready will be called implicitly if it
> hasn't been called already?

I think that's the best thing to do. It would bring PyObject_Hash in 
line with PyObject_Format, for example.


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