[Python-Dev] issue5578 - explanation

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Apr 3 18:08:05 CEST 2009

Guido van Rossum wrote:
>>> 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?
> That's up to Benjamin. Personally, I live by "if it ain't broke, don't
> fix it." :-)

Anything using an exec is broken by definition ;-)




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