[Python-Dev] [Python-checkins] cpython: don't depend on __debug__ because it's baked in at freeze time (issue #16046)

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Sep 26 05:16:29 CEST 2012

On Wed, Sep 26, 2012 at 1:23 AM, benjamin.peterson
<python-checkins at python.org> wrote:
>      If debug_override is not None, then it must be a boolean and is taken as
> -    the value of __debug__ instead.
> +    the value of bool(sys.flags.optimize) instead.

s/bool(sys.flags.optimize)/"not sys.flags.optimize"/?

It may be better to just rephrase this sentence entirely to better
account for the fact that we're now checking the runtime
sys.flags.optimize value rather than the compile time __debug__ value.


Nick Coghlan   |   ncoghlan at gmail.com   |   Brisbane, Australia

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