[Python-Dev] PEP 490: Chain exceptions at C level

Yury Selivanov yselivanov.ml at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 21:29:47 CEST 2015

On 2015-06-20 3:16 PM, M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> On 20.06.2015 09:30, Victor Stinner wrote:
>> >Hi,
>> >
>> >I didn't get much feedback on this PEP. Since the Python 3.6 branch is
>> >open (default), it's probably better to push such change in the
>> >beginning of the 3.6 cycle, to catch issues earlier.
>> >
>> >Are you ok to chain exceptions at C level by default?
> I think it's a good idea to make C APIs available to
> simplify chaining exceptions at the C level, but don't
> believe that always doing this by default is a good idea.
> It should really be a case-by-case decision, IMO.

Exactly my thoughts.

Maybe PyErr_SetStringChained, PyErr_FormatChained, etc
is better?


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