[Python-Dev] Split unicodeobject.c into subfiles?

Chris Jerdonek chris.jerdonek at gmail.com
Sat Nov 17 20:16:21 CET 2012

On Sat, Nov 17, 2012 at 10:55 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 18, 2012 at 5:47 AM, Chris Jerdonek
> <chris.jerdonek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 2:46 PM,  <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
>>> I really fail to see what problem people have with large source files.
>>> What is it that you want to do that can be done easier if it's multiple
>>> files?
>> One thing is browse or link to such code files on the web (e.g. from
>> within a tracker comment or from within our online documentation).
>> For example, today I was unable to open the following page from within
>> a browser to link to one of its lines on a tracker comment:
>> http://hg.python.org/cpython/file/27c20650aeab/Objects/unicodeobject.c
>> My laptop's fan simply turns on and the page hangs indefinitely while loading.
> Curious. This sounds like a web browser issue - I can pull it up in
> either Chrome or Firefox on Windows on my 2GHz/2GB RAM laptop with a
> visible pause, but not more than half a second.

I'm also using Chrome and on a fairly new Mac.  Perhaps.  I tried
again and it froze up several open *.python.org tabs (mail.python.org,
bugs.python.org, etc).  However, later it worked as you describe.  The
problem seems sporadic.


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