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

Benjamin Peterson benjamin at python.org
Wed Sep 26 06:25:26 CEST 2012

2012/9/25 Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com>:
> 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.

Good point; I rephrased it.


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