[Python-Dev] asdl.py and Python-ast.[hc]

Brett Cannon brett at python.org
Thu Sep 26 16:18:30 CEST 2013

On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Eli Bendersky <eliben at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All,
> Earlier this morning I had a slight tackle with a couple of the 3.4 bots
> (sorry everyone!). I fixed some problems in asdl.py -
> http://hg.python.org/cpython/rev/21d46e3ae60c - and used the 'with'
> statement. Some bots don't have Python 2.6+ and couldn't bootstrap
> Python-ast.h/c
> Two questions:
> * Should I always check-in Python-ast.h and Python-ast.c when I touch
> asdl* ? The generated files are unchanged, it's only the timestamp that
> changed.

If Python-ast.* are checked in then yes.

> * Can we, in theory, use new Pythons for asdl* code, because Python-ast.*
> are, in fact, checked in so they don't have to be rebuilt by the bots or
> users?

I don't see why not. the touch extension for hg is there specifically for
these files to prevent having to regenerate them.
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