[Python-Dev] Use function names instead of functions for os.supports_dir_fd?

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Wed Jul 18 02:26:14 CEST 2012

>> Monkey patching is a common practice in Python. test_os.py replaces
>> os.exec*() functions temporary for example.
> Perhaps for testing, but I don't think monkey-patching is common in
> production code. Perhaps you are thinking of Ruby :)

The gevent library does monkey-patch os.fork (and time.sleep and many
other functions), but gevent is maybe not ready for production? :-)


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