[Python-Dev] Wordcode: new regular bytecode using 16-bit units

Ryan Gonzalez rymg19 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 18:11:14 EDT 2016

So code that depends on iterating through bytecode via HAS_ARG is going to

Darn it. :/

[ERROR]: Your autotools build scripts are 200 lines longer than your
program. Something’s wrong.
On Apr 13, 2016 4:44 PM, "Victor Stinner" <victor.stinner at gmail.com> wrote:

> Le mercredi 13 avril 2016, Ryan Gonzalez <rymg19 at gmail.com> a écrit :
>> What is the value of HAS_ARG going to be now?
> I asked Demur to keep HAS_ARG(). Not really for backward compatibility,
> but for the dis module: to keep a nice assembler. There are also debug
> traces in ceval.c which use it.
> For ceval.c, we might use HAS_ARG() to micro-optimize oparg=0 (hardcode 0
> rather than reading the bytecode) for operators with no argument. Or maybe
> it's completly useless :-)
> Victor
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