[Python-Dev] issue5578 - explanation
chris at simplistix.co.uk
Thu Apr 2 23:21:31 CEST 2009
Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> from functools import partial
>> from new import instancemethod
>> def meth(name,self,*args):
>> return getattr(self._sock,name)(*args)
>> for _m in _socketmethods:
>> p = partial(meth,_m)
>> p.__name__ = _m
>> p.__doc__ = getattr(_realsocket,_m).__doc__
>> m = instancemethod(p,None,_socketobject)
>> Have I missed something or is that a suitable replacement that gets rid of
>> the exec nastiness?
> That code in socket.py is much older that functools... I don't know if
> the dependency matters, probably not.
> But anyways this is moot, the bug was only about exec in a class body
> *nested inside a function*.
Indeed, I just hate seeing execs and it was an interesting mental
exercise to try and get rid of the above one ;-)
Assuming it breaks no tests, would there be objection to me committing
the above change to the Python 3 trunk?
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