[Python-Dev] PEP 445 delegate

Victor Stinner victor.stinner at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 14:40:30 CEST 2013


2013/6/21 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> I've been appointed PEP 445 delegate by Nick and Guido. I would like to
> know if there are still pending changes to the PEP. If not, I expect to
> give it a review in the coming days or weeks, and then make a final
> pronouncement (which will probably be positive anyway).

As you asked on IRC, I added a section to the PEP 445 explaining in
detail the redesign of debug checks on memory allocators:

The section show also how "hooks" work in the simple "call traces"
example. Hooks are just inserted between the public function (ex:
PyMem_Malloc) and the inner allocator function (ex:

Minor nit: in practice, there is only one "debug hook" (reused on 3
allocators), so we may drop the trailing "s" from the name

Diff on pep-0445.txt:


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