[Python-Dev] pyc files, constant folding and borderline portability issues

skip at pobox.com skip at pobox.com
Tue Apr 7 17:19:25 CEST 2009

    Cesare> The only difference at this time is regards invalid operations,
    Cesare> which will raise exceptions at compile time, not at running
    Cesare> time.

    Cesare> So if you write:

    Cesare> a = 1 / 0

    Cesare> an exception will be raised at compile time.

I think I have to call *bzzzzt* here.  This is a common technique used
during debugging.  Insert a 1/0 to force an exception (possibly causing the
running program to drop into pdb).  I think you have to leave that in.


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